Title

Somsavat Lengsavad

Interviewee

Somsavat Lengsavad

Publication Type

Video

Date of Interview

13-5-2015

Interviewer

Minh Pham

Keywords

Societal Leadership, Laos, Politics, Democracy, Revolution

Description

Somsavat Lengsavad is Deputy Prime Minister of Laos. He joined the People's Revolutionary Movement as a combatant in 1961 and his efforts to liberate and unite Laos found him in government decades later. He speaks to DNA about his time in combat, as well as the lessons he learnt from his role model, former President Kaysone Phomvihane.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Leadership Studies | Political Science

Page Numbers

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Alternative URL

https://isl.smu.edu.sg/DNA

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