Cambodia: Khmer Rouge

A Khmer Rouge guerrilla with a rocket-propelled grenade launcher strapped to his back and Buddhist amulets on his neck passes by villagers on his way to the front in Banteay Meabcgey province, Cambodia on Jan. 14, 1990.

CAMBRIDGE — The journalism world bid farewell to a brave and enterprising freelance reporter this week when Nate Thayer died in his Massachusetts home at the age of 62.

Thayer, a native of Washington, D.C., is best known for having conducted the last interview with Cambodian dictator Pol Post, but also covered numerous other conflicts and unique stories.

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