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Celebrating Beate Gordon, Part II

NEW YORK, April 28, 2013 — In speeches, videos, and performance, Sukanya Rahman, Joel Sachs, Chey Chankethya, Yin Mei, Yoshitono Ohno, and others continue the tribute to Asia Society's former Performing Arts Director. (1 hr., 13 min.)

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