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Bush / South Korea Visit / US-Korean Relations #120799

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) President Bush's brief stop in South Korea and his meeting with President Roh Tae Woo reported; scenes shown. Report on relations between South Korea and United States featured; scenes shown. [Former ambassador to United Nations KEUN Park - says United States needs to treat Korea with more respect.] Nature of discontent in Korea detailed. [Young KOREAN - (thru translator) says United States no longer supports cause of democrat in South Korea.] Feeling that United States stands in way of reunification of Koreans explained; scenes shown from 38th parallel. [Korean Major General SANG Jun Kim - says Korea still needs military help.] Korean resentment of US interference in internal affairs noted; scenes shown of Kwangju, South Korea, uprising. Korean farmers resentment of pressure from United States for Korea to import agriculture products reported Extent of foreign trade between South Korea and US detailed. [Korean WORKER - says "we want to be number 1."] Impact of American culture on South Korea noted; scenes shown. [Women's counseling center director ITAE Young - (thru translator) says "we have been westernized, but we don't want to be American"]

Jennings, Peter

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