The Mekong: A River And A Region TransformedOn a 3,000-mile journey from the river’s source on the Tibetan plateau to its mouth at the South China Sea, NPR’s Michael Sullivan and photographer Christopher Brown examine the turbulent history and uncertain future along the Mekong.
The Mekong: A River And A Region Transformed
NPR examines the turbulent history and uncertain future along the Mekong River.
Tibetan prayer flags hang from a bridge crossing the Mekong River at sunrise. The river is known in Tibetan as the Dzachu, or "river of rocks," and in Chinese as the Lancang Jiang, or "turbulent river."
Christopher Brown for NPR