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Title
Haing S. Ngor during his United States citizenship ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., 1986
Contributor
Bessel, Larry
Date Created and/or Issued
April 5, 1986
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3474
Description
Citizen--Oscar-winning actor Haing S. Ngor of "The Killing Fields" took oath as U.S. citizen Friday at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Ngor, who escarped from Cambodia in 1979 after being tortured by Khmer Rouge, said he wants to return to Cambodia "to help my people so they can have freedom like I have today."
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b3372_303522
ark:/21198/zz0002vvq9
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Motion picture actors and actresses--California--Los Angeles
Culture
Cambodian Americans--California--Los Angeles County
Citizenship--United States
Asian American actors
People
Naturalization--United States
Ngor, Haing
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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