South Korea the struggle for democracy

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Using news footage and interviews with government officials, dissidents, journalists, and average citizens, this program examines South Korea's ongoing struggle for democracy within the context of its turbulent history. Topics include the North/South partition, the Korean War, student and union riots, and the justification of military rule under the guise of national security.; In English and Korean with English subtitles and voiceovers.
Park, Jin
British Broadcasting Corporation; Open University; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Asian Culture; Korean Culture; South Korean Culture; Government, Law, Politics; Asian Studies; Korea; Government, Law, Politics; Democracy Korea (South); Human rights Korea (South); Political prisoners Korea (South); College students Korea (South) Political activity; Political activists Korea (South); Women Korea (South) Social conditions; Labor movement Korea (South); Labor unions Korea (South); Korea (South) History 20th century; Korea (South) Social conditions 1960; Korea (South) Politics and government 1960-1988
North America; United States; New Jersey
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27 minutes; color


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Creation/Production Credits

Park Jin (Sec. for Pol. Affairs), Yi Dae Hoon (People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy), Park Chung Hee (President, South Korea, 1961-79), General Chun Seun Hwa, Jang Sun Woo (film director), Kim Keum Dae (Youth Fed. for Democracy, 83-85), Shim Jae Hoon (journalist), Yi Young Soon (City councilor), Kim Young Bae (Conf. of Trade Unions), Suh Jun Suk (Sarangbang Centre for Human Rights), Ryu Eun Sook (activist) Narrator: David Potter. Camera, Charlie Lee; editor, Fiona Haigh.
Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090340; Fedora 2 PID: umd:2125; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1179; OCLC: ocm55084033; Catalog Key: alephsys003125520; Catalog Key: FFH 8142

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