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South Korea / Chun #113069

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced

(Seoul, South Korea: David Ensor) Former South Korean president Chun Doo Hwan reported appearing on Korean television to ask for forgiveness; scenes shown of Chun and of protests by student radicals. [CHUN - (thru translator) expresses shame over his regime.] Details given of corruption during Chun's rule. [CHUN - (thru translator) tells people he is sorry.] [Opposition leader KIM Dae Jung - says Chun's statement was not enough.] Korea's new openness about confessions of political crimes explained. [Pol. scientist professor CHANG Dal Joong - discusses problems facing incumbent regime.]

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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