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Korea / Economic Pact / World War II Prostitution #143779

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Establishment of trade agreement between North and South Korea reported.

(Seoul: Bill Redeker) Efforts by both Koreas to get Japan to recognize World War II crimes committed against Korea when Korean women were forced to become prostitutes for Japanese soldiers featured; scenes shown from Seoul, South Korea. [YUN Soon Man, KIM Hak Sung - (thru translator) recall their forced prostitution.] Photos and film shown of these so called "comfort women," who are now demanding compensation from Japan. [Foreign ministry Sadaaki NUMATA - says there is no proof.] [Former civilian administrator in Korea Saji YUSHITA - (thru translator) says his job was to gather Korean women.] Women shown demonstrating outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul.

Redeker, Bill;
Sawyer, Forrest

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