Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
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Aung San Suu Kyi receives Congressional Gold Medal

19 September 2012 Last updated at 19:55 BST

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, awarded to her in 2008, when she was still under house arrest in Burma.

It is her first visit to the United States in two decades.