Royal Embassy of Cambodia Hosts National Society of Arts and Letters


Ambassador Hem Heng hosted the National Society of Arts and Letters Washington, D.C., Chapter at the Royal Embassy of Cambodia for its monthly meeting Nov. 4. Journalist and author Elizabeth Becker presented her book, “Bophana,” the true story of a young woman who became a rare heroine during the Khmer Rouge era. Becker, one of two western journalists to interview Pol Pot while he was in power, discussed how her nonfiction book evolved into a movie, a novel and the lyrics of a rock band song.

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