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… May God Bless You , Sydney Schanberg [#reporter]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 21st,2016

.. Sydney Schanberg has died . He was a reporter ‘ s reporter . He came from an era when the New York Times was really something to behold . Editor Abe Rosenthal hired the best and sent them everywhere around the world …

.. but what Sydney Schanberg did in Southwest Asia [specifically , Cambodia]was extraordinary ! ..

.. he and his compadre [Dr. Haing S. Ngor] came across the story of the ” Killing Fields . ” This was the mass murder of Cambodians by the Khmer Rouge guerilla regime . Over 3 million people were murdered ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. these two successfully brought the story [words and pictures] to the word . Schanberg earned a Pulitzer Prize for his work …

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