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When Phnom Penh fell

When Phnom Penh fell

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Francoise Demulder, the first woman to be given the World Press Photo

of the Year award in 1976 for a picture taken in Beirut, Lebanon, is

shown in this photograph taken in Phnom Penh on April 16, 1975, the day

before the capital fell to Khmer Rouge forces. Demulder, who covered

many of the major conflicts of the late 20th century, died in Paris

last Wednesday at the age of 61.


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