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Elizabeth Becker Photographs and Tapes of Cambodia, 1978
- Becker, Elizabeth
- Elizabeth Becker Photographs and Tapes of Cambodia
- 1978 (inclusive)19781978
- 0.37 cubic feet (1 box including 6 cassette tapes)
- Collection Number
- Photographs and tapes from Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access; cassette tapes are closed until evaluated.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Elizabeth Becker has had an extensive career as an award winning international journalist for the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the Washington Post. Her primary area of expertise is in Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge due to her coverage of the Cambodian Civil War in the 1960s and 1970s. During this time she was one of only 2 journalists to interview Pol Pot while he was in power and is the author of "When the War was Over" (1986), a history of modern Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge. She had also covered many other stories of international significance such as South Africa's first democratic election and the Rwandan Genocide.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Slides, photographs and tapes relating to Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. Includes slides and negatives of Pol Pot.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Creator's copyrights will be transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections after the licensing agreement with the AP is terminated.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Donor: Elizabeth Becker, May 2022
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Pol Pot Negatives and Slides||1978|
6 cassette tapes
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)