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CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 28, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Statement from Cambodia King Norodom Sihanouk that he will not recognize the naming of a new co-prime minister to replace Prince Norodom Ranariddh, who was ousted by co-premier Hun Sen, reported. The recent trial of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot reviewed.

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia: John Raedler) Cambodian sculptor Eam Chann, who survived the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror two decades ago, profiled; scenes shown from Phnom Penh, including Eam Chann's cell, where he was tortured for 26 days, then allowed to live to sculpt statues of the despot. [EAM CHANN - (thru translator) describes his imprisonment until 1979.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) State Department opposition to show trials like that of Pol Pot noted.

Raedler, John;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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