PBS NewsHour

The weaver who helped resurrect an endangered Lao artform

Clip: 09/07/2016 | 6m 44s

When President Obama took the stage at the Asean Summit, he stood at a podium decorated with traditional Lao textiles, made by the first American company allowed to do business in the country since the Vietnam War. Special correspondent Mike Cerre profiles the weaver whose company has improved diplomatic relations and economic stability and helped save an endangered craft.

Aired: 09/07/16

Rating: NR

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