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Cambodia / Khmer Rouge / Bush Administration #134540

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Escalation of the war in Cambodia where the genocidal Khmer Rouge is trying to return to power featured; map shown. Evidence that the non-Communist opposition supported by President Bush's administration is cooperating with the Khmer Rouge detailed; scenes shown of preparations for a joint offensive between the Khmer Rouge, who are supplied by China, and non-Communist soldiers supported by the US. [Assistant Secretary of State Richard SOLOMON - says cooperation is unacceptable to US.] [Senator John DANFORTH - says the Khmer Rouge is the worst alternative.] [Women's Committee for Refugees Catherine O'NEILL - says the children in Cambodia are dying from preventable diseases.] Government of China reported requesting that the Bush administration not stop funding the anti-government forces.

Jennings, Peter

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