Sydney Schanberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Dies at 82

During his 26 years at the New York Times, Schanberg covered the genocide in Cambodia in 1975, inspiring the film 'The Killing Fields,' which was based on the survival story of Schanberg's assistant.

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Schanberg, left, talks with Dith Pran at the New York Times office Jan. 15, 1980.
Schanberg, left, talks with Dith Pran at the New York Times office Jan. 15, 1980. Credit: AP

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