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POV

We Had No Choice

  • Aired: 07/12/2011
  • 03:12
  • Rating: NR
In this clip from 'Enemies of the People,' journalist Thet Sambath sits down with three former Khmer Rouge officials to ask them about their actions in the "killing fields." Sister Em, Khoun and Suon describe the chain of command in the Khmer Rouge regime, and the necessity of carrying out orders in order to survive the Khmer Rouge years.
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Three former Khmer Rouge describe their orders to eliminate traitors and spies.
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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, The Educational Foundation of America, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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