Tibetan's New Leader Won't Replace Dalai Lama

May 1, 2011

For centuries, the Dalai Lama has served as both spiritual and political leader for Tibetans. Now, for the first time, they have elected a secular political leader. The Dalai Lama, however, will remain the spiritual head. Host Liane Hansen speaks with newly elected Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay, the political leader of Tibet's government-in-exile.