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June 14, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
Ailing Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, running for his life from defectors and government forces, was reported Friday to have ordered the killing of one of his top commanders, Son Sen, for allegedly holding peace talks with the Cambodian co-premier. Son Sen's wife and eight other family members were also killed, including several grandchildren who reportedly had their skulls run over by a truck, said government officials who had been holding peace talks with some of the Khmer Rouge rebels.
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June 14, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
Ailing Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, running for his life from defectors and government forces, was reported Friday to have ordered the killing of one of his top commanders, Son Sen, for allegedly holding peace talks with the Cambodian co-premier. Son Sen's wife and eight other family members were also killed, including several grandchildren who reportedly had their skulls run over by a truck, said government officials who had been holding peace talks with some of the Khmer Rouge rebels.
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November 28, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, battered and bloodied by an angry mob shouting "kill, kill, kill," fled back to Thailand on Wednesday just hours after returning to the Cambodian capital that his followers ruled by terror in the 1970s. He left with Khmer Rouge defense chief Son Sen, who had been trapped with him for five hours in a Phnom Penh villa besieged by thousands of people demanding retribution for relatives who died under Khmer Rouge rule.
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November 28, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, battered and bloodied by an angry mob shouting "kill, kill, kill," fled back to Thailand on Wednesday just hours after returning to the Cambodian capital that his followers ruled by terror in the 1970s. He left with Khmer Rouge defense chief Son Sen, who had been trapped with him for five hours in a Phnom Penh villa besieged by thousands of people demanding retribution for relatives who died under Khmer Rouge rule.
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November 17, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leader of the hated Khmer Rouge, Cambodia's former rulers who were blamed for the deaths of more than 1 million Cambodians in the 1970s, returned to Phnom Penh today to take part in a coalition government. Son Sen, who during the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule from 1975 to 1979 served as defense minister and chief of security, arrived on a flight from Bangkok, Thailand, and was met in a closed room by government officials. He was driven away with a police escort to a hotel.
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April 21, 1988 | United Press International
Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), has been admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for "evaluation of headaches and back pains," the senator's office said today. The young Kennedy, almost 21, was visited in the hospital Wednesday by his parents and other members of the family, a spokesman said. The spokesman said no more information was immediately available on Patrick's condition. His older brother, Edward Jr.
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October 6, 1989
Khmer Rouge guerrillas put on display five prisoners they said were Vietnamese soldiers captured in Cambodia after Vietnam announced it had withdrawn all its forces last week. Guerrilla commander Son Sen, speaking at a Khmer Rouge camp, said the men were captured in fighting near the Thai border Tuesday, one week after Vietnam said it had pulled out all its troops. The men, looking dazed and tired, spoke fluent Vietnamese and Khmer, the Cambodian language. They said they were from Vietnam.
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April 22, 1988 | United Press International
Patrick Kennedy, 20, the youngest son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), has been admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for "evaluation of headaches and back pains," the senator's office said.
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June 8, 1985 | United Press International
Chris Cohen, 19, son of Sen. William Cohen (R-Me.), was hospitalized in satisfactory condition Friday for injuries suffered in an auto accident late Thursday.
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April 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Patrick Joseph Kennedy, son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), was in satisfactory condition Friday after surgery to remove a non-malignant growth pressing on his spinal cord, a spokesman for the senator said. Kennedy, 20, had the growth removed Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital after complaining of headaches and back pains.
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November 17, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leader of the hated Khmer Rouge, Cambodia's former rulers who were blamed for the deaths of more than 1 million Cambodians in the 1970s, returned to Phnom Penh today to take part in a coalition government. Son Sen, who during the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule from 1975 to 1979 served as defense minister and chief of security, arrived on a flight from Bangkok, Thailand, and was met in a closed room by government officials. He was driven away with a police escort to a hotel.
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April 21, 1988 | United Press International
Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), has been admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for "evaluation of headaches and back pains," the senator's office said today. The young Kennedy, almost 21, was visited in the hospital Wednesday by his parents and other members of the family, a spokesman said. The spokesman said no more information was immediately available on Patrick's condition. His older brother, Edward Jr.
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May 15, 2011 | By Susan Spano, Special to the Los Angeles Times
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2 million or more people. In life, he was a cipher, known only to a handful of confederates. He died of a reported heart attack in 1998, with his revolution collapsed around him. While United Nations-backed war crimes trials of surviving Khmer Rouge henchmen drag on in Phnom Penh, and another strongman, Hun Sen, also considered oppressive, rules the country, the Cambodian people go about their business.
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November 13, 1991 | Source: Associated Press
These three rebel groups will join Cambodian government to form ruling coalition: KHMER ROUGE: The strongest guerrilla group, the Communist Khmer Rouge ruled from 1975-78 with repressive regime blamed for 1 million deaths from executions, famine, unrest. Ousted by Soviet-backed Vietnamese forces. Estimated strength: 30,000 troops. Led publicly by Khieu Samphan and Son Sen, but there are rumors former dictator Pol Pot is still in charge.
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