Sunday, March 30, 2008

Dith Pran Dies - "The Killing Fields"



















Dith Pran, whose story inspired the film "The Killing Fields" died this morning. Pran was instrumental in raising awareness of the Cambodian genocide under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime headed by Pol Pot in the late 1970s.

The following is an excellent story:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080330/ap_on_re_us/obit_dith_pran
CNN Story:
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/US/03/30/dith.pran.obit.ap/index.html
NY Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/31/nyregion/31dith.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin
"The Killing Fields" Wikipedia Entry:
YouTube Video - Final Scene from "The Killing Fields"
Resources on the Cambodian Genocide:

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