BURMA BOUND: STORY OF AN ACTIVIST
Edith Mirante became deeply involved in raising awareness about the plight of the people of Burma.
When Edith Mirante travelled to Thailand to study art, she found herself distracted by stories of atrocity in Burma. She became deeply involved in raising awareness about the plight of the people she met, traversing jungles and camping with soldiers to collect eyewitness accounts. Her tales come from the two travelogues she wrote about her adventures. Shirley Hoogstra hosts.