I want Reting Rinpoche
well cared for.

He is my teacher.
He found me.

It will be as you say, Holiness.
I need to know
what you know now.

I'm no longer a child.
[ British Radio Announcer ]
And so, Mao Tse-tung
has called for all-out war.

He will settle for nothing less
than a red China.

Will the lron Curtain
descend over Asia, as it has
over Russia and Eastern Europe?

It is conceivable that this declaration
of war, following 20 years of fighting,

may mark the final moments
of a free China.

Mao Tse-tung is now mounting
an offensive in Peking.

- Kundun. Kundun.
- [ Radio Continues, lndistinct ]

Listen to this:
"To Mr. Truman, the President
of the United States of America:

I am glad that you are enjoying best
of health and doing good service...

to uplift the happiness
and prosperity of the whole world.

Here, I am well and doing
my best for the religion...

of Lord Buddha and welfare
of all beings."

- This is all so far.
- Yes.

Kundun, Reting Rinpoche
has died in prison.

[ Taktra Rinpoche ]
Now, do not be distracted
as you enter into the coming...