ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Beth Nissen) Reemergence of the court dance, symbol of Cambodia's ancient culture, featured; scenes shown from a performance; details given of Pol Pot's "killing fields" that all but erased the nation's culture. [Rutgers University theater arts professor Ellen BLUMENTHAL - says Khmer Rouge saw court dance as symbol of elitism.] Opening of a dance school by the few surviving court dancers after the Khmer Rouge was expelled in 1979 explained. Themes of the dance explained and shown.
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