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Cambodia / Genocide #289946

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 25, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Amnesty International photograph exhibit of Cambodia/Kampuchea taken by David Hawke following Vietnam's invasion and expulsion of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge troops noted opening today; films of Nazi holocaust shown. [Vice President George BUSH - pledges holocaust will not be allowed to recur.] [HAWKE - describes photos of mass graves of those executed.] [Refugee Arn CHORN - recalls life in death camp,
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

murder of family.] Lack of action by international agencies, include UN, despite info. about Pol Pot regime noted. Official United Nations representative noted from Pol Pot government [Kampuchea United Nations ambassador THIOUNN Prasith - acknowledges mistakes by former government] Thiounn said claiming photos of mass graves are USSR propaganda. Frequency of genocide in human history noted.

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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