This one-hour investigative report details the return of the Khmer Rouge rebels, a murderous anti-Communist force to Cambodia. Peter Jennings reports from the bases of rebels and resistance fighters and examines the extent of American support behind the resurgence of the Khmer Rouge. In a revealing interview with Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Sihanouk, America’s enemy during the Vietnam War, Jenning’s points out the ironies that have turned Sihanouk into America’s ally in spite of his ties to the rebels. This broadcast stands out for its tough reporting in dangerous circumstances about the continuing impact of the Vietnam War on Cambodia and on American policy.
Leslie Cockburn, Peter Jennings, Tom Yellin, Bonnie Cutler, David Ewing, Manny Alvarez, George Bouza, Carole DiFalco, Praisit Sangrungfrueng, Bob Peterson, Jeffrey Johnson, Satharn Pairoah, Andrea Blaugrund, Maurie Perl, Barbara Fedida, Stanley Spiro, Susan Pomerantz, Frank Sveva, Kevin O'Hare, Barbara Serlock, Jack Baierlein, Michael S. Smith, David Seeger, Tom Yellin