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Richard welcomes husband and wife authors who discuss the 1950 Chinese occupation of Tibet and the tenets of Bön, one of the world’s oldest but least known religions. They reveal the true story of three Bön monks who heroically escaped occupied

Tibet and went on to rebuild their culture through incredible resilience, determination, and passion.

GUEST: Jackie Cole is a retired veterinarian, has studied Bon for over two decades and has many contacts in the worldwide Bon community.

GUEST: Harvey Rice retired from his job as a reporter for the Houston Chronicle in 2017 after 18 years at the newspaper. Before joining the Chronicle, Rice worked at several other newspapers, including the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., and the Mexico City News, as well as United Press International in Mexico City, London, Miami and Washington, D.C.



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Flight of the Bon Monks: War, Persecution, Escape and the Salvation of Tibet’s Oldest Religion

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