Library For Cambodia

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A0119991025

In the first of two programmes, novelist James Maw travels across Cambodia to deliver a library of 2,000 books to a school where the VSO is training English teachers.

His journey opens a window on the reconstruction of a war-torn country.

In the company of an aid convoy, he visits the breathtaking temples at Angkor, the former heart of Khmer civilisation.

A02 LAST19991101

In the second of two programmes novelist James Maw travels across Cambodia to deliver a library of 2,000 books to a school where the VSO is training English teachers.

He watches landmines being cleared from the grounds of a school and visits a former Khmer Rouge stronghold on the Thai border.