CAMBODIA: Papa's Choice

Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia's retired King and present popular idol, once dreamed of going to Hollywood to be a "Cambodian Charlie Chan." Last week, in Cambodia's capital city of Pnompenh (pop. 150,000), the young (32) leader produced, directed and starred in a far more ambitious production, a sort of oriental Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Responding to Sihanouk's invitation, thousands of sarong-clad Cambodian Smiths and Mrs. Smiths thronged into the city to participate in a national congress to suggest constitutional amendment and nominate a Premier. All an adult citizen needed to do to be a "congressman" was to present a...

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