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Saving Old Rangoon (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 — Dr. Thant Myint-U, founder and chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust, explains how Yangon's priceless architectural heritage is under imminent threat, in a slide lecture and in conversation with architect Bill Greaves. (1 hr., 29 min.)

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Policy
 /  New York
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Policy
 /  New York
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Arts
 /  Texas
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Policy
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Policy
 /  New York
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Education
 /  Texas
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Arts
 /  Texas
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Policy
 /  New York
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Policy
 /  New York
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