Loung Ung

Loung Ung

Ung was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the sixth of seven children and the third of four girls, to Seng Im Ung and Ay Choung Ung. Her actual birthdate is unknown; the Khmer Rouge destroyed many of the birth records of the inhabitants of cities in Cambodia. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Loung Ung has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2000 with two videos. Most common tag: Cambodia.

Appearances by Title:c. April 5, 1999 - Present Activist, Cambodia Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • Life in a Culture of Conflict

    Life in a Culture of Conflict

    Moderated by Ms. Murray, the panel members talked about the topic, “Life in a Culture of Conflict.” Each had written a book…

  • Writers in Exile

    Writers in Exile

    Three immigrant authors now living in the U.S talked about the struggles they faced in their home countries and their adjustments to…

  • <em>First They Killed My Father</em>

    First They Killed My Father

    Loung Ung talked about her and her family’s experiences during the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia. She spoke on the brutality of…

  • <em>First They Killed My Father</em>

    First They Killed My Father

    Loung Ung talked with Brian Lamb about her experiences living through the Khmer Rouge revolution in Cambodia in 1970. She…

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