The Press: Missing in Cambodia (Contd.)

Few correspondents know their way around as well as Richard Beebe Dudman. Resourceful without being reckless, in 20 years on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch he has learned to operate with equal ease in Cuba or Washington, the Middle East or London, Viet Nam or Paris. But no newsman can be at ease on assignment in Cambodia.

One day this month, on his sixth visit to Indochina, Dudman left Saigon in a turquoise scout car for a firsthand look at developments across the Cambodian border in Svay Rieng province and perhaps Phnom-Penh. Driving the car was Michael Morrow, 24, a founder and correspondent...

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