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South Korea #272481

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1980
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(Studio) South Korea strongman Chun Doo-Xwan noted ruling country in all but title since last year
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Seoul, South Korea) Chun reported officially named president today by electoral college; details given, films shown. Measures taken by Chun to assure his rule outlined; aspects of his "purification" campaign, include current trial of dissident Kim Dae Jung, discussed. Chun noted ignoring hope by many Koreans of democrat government following assassination of Park Chung Hee; details given.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) State Department response to Chun's takeover quoted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Dunning, Bruce;
Kuralt, Charles

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