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Age of the Kampuchea Picture: Bibliography

These pages accompany the visit of film-maker Rithy Panh to the UW campus in December 2017. They provide explanatory materials supporting the events around his visit, including a video installation in the Research Commons Lobby, December 4 - 15.

Selected Works of Elizabeth Becker


Becker, Elizabeth. (2010). Bophana : Love in the time of the Khmer Rouge. Cambodia]: Cambodia Daily Press.

———. America's Vietnam War : a narrative history.  New York : Clarion Books, 1992.

———.  When the war was over : the voices of Cambodia's revolution and its people. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1986


Becker, Elizabeth. “Opinion: The Women Who Covered Vietnam.” The New York Times, November 17, 2017.

———. “Reporting Massive Human Rights Abuses behind a Façade.” Columbia Journalism Review, October 3, 2016.

———. “Journalists Don’t Always Testify at Tribunals. Here’s Why I Did.” Washington Post, March 6, 2015.

———. “For Cambodia, an Oscar Nod Means Much More than Box-Office Gold.” Los Angeles Times, February 27, 2014.

Reporting from her 1978 Visit to Democratic Kampuchea

———. “A Journey Into the New Cambodia: ‘But We Are at War, We Have Enemies’ Cambodia’s Leaders Step Away From Modernity.” The Washington Post, December 26, 1978.

———. “Cambodia Offers To Open Border To Westerners: Cambodia Offers to Open Borders to Western Observers.” The Washington Post, October 14, 1978.

———. “Cambodia Totters.” The Washington Post, January 7, 1979, sec. OUTLOOK COLUMNISTS EDITORIALS.

———. “Minor Characters.” The New York Times, August 28, 2005, sec. Sunday Book Review.

———. “Pol Pot Interview Turns Into 90-Minute Lecture.” The Washington Post, December 31, 1978.

———. “Rebels Threaten Phnom Penh: Offensive Threatens Cambodia’s Capital.” The Washington Post, January 6, 1979.

———. “Vietnamese Invasion Of Cambodia Draws Criticism by U.S.” The Washington Post, January 4, 1979.

———. “Cambodia: A Look at Border War With Vietnam: Artillery Thumps on Cambodia-Vietnam Border.” The Washington Post, December 27,1978.

———. “Deterioration Threatens Angkor Wat: Cambodia’s Political Needs Undercut Ancient Temple’s Upkeep” The Washington Post, December 28, 1978.

———. “The Cambodian Experiment: Great Change at Heavy Cost: Cambodia’s Experiment: Changes at Heavy Cost.” The Washington Post, December 29, 1978.


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