Six reasons this UN General Assembly is must-see TV

World leaders descend on New York for the annual United Nations gathering, starting Sept. 25. If the recent past is any guide, it can be a memorable, even explosive, occasion. Here are six moments to watch for, to brace for, this time.

By , Staff writer

4. Myanmar's return to grace

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    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (c.) holds her Congressional Gold Medal at the US Capitol in Washington on Sept. 19.
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Myanmar’s president, Thein Sein, will attend the General Assembly, marking the emergence of this Southeast Asian country (formerly known as Burma) from diplomatic isolation amid a significant but incomplete political reformation. Also in New York will be longtime dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, whose stops in Washington included a White House visit with another Nobel laureate, Barack Obama. Ms. Suu Kyi may be the belle of the UN ball, but as an elected member of Myanmar's parliament she may want to avoid showing up President Sein. 

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