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  • Longtime VOA listener Aung San Suu Kyi (ASSK) visited VOA on September 19th and met with staff from the Burmese Service, which played a crucial role in keeping her informed while under house arrest in Burma.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi smiles as she enters VOA headquarters during her first visit to the U.S. since being released from nearly two decades of house arrest.
  • VOA Director David Ensor (left) and two children of Burmese Service staff members offer flowers to Aung San Suu Kyi and pose for photographers.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi granted VOA several interviews over the years, and her fans at the headquarters gather around to get an autograph and picture.
  • VOA Correspondent Scott Stearns looks on as Aung San Suu Kyi prepares for her interview with him.
  • “In building Democracy, we would like the United States to cooperate with us as good friends,” Aung San Suu Kyi tells VOA Burmese Reporter Kyaw Zan Tha when asked about her message to the U.S. government during her visit.
  • After her interview in VOA’s Studio 50, Aung San Suu Kyi, tours the building before meeting with the Burmese Service.
  • The Burmese Service received their internationally known listener, Aung San Suu Kyi.
  • Members of the VOA Burmese Service, including Service Chief Than Lwin Htun (top left) and Kyaw Zan Tha (center), gathered around their guest as she praised VOA for providing Burma with balanced news and information.
  • VOA Director David Ensor (right) and Burmese Service Chief Than Lwin Htun (left) thank Aung San Suu Kyi for her visit. “It is an extraordinary honor to have such a distinguished guest visit us," Ensor said.

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Visits VOA

Published 10.04.2012