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South Korea / Elections #313878

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 16, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Seoul, South Korea: Barry Petersen) South Korean president elecs. reported continuing. Govt. candidate Roh Tae Woo reported leading other cands. Most people in South Korea reported voting against Roh Tae Woo. Vote fraud issues discussed; scenes shown. Cands. Kim Dae Jung and other cands. quoted regarding vote fraud. [Kim supporter Reverend Samual SHINN - election fraud is over.] Kim supporters shown staging demonstration against absentee ballots. Voter turnout and violence discussed; scenes shown. [Ruling party dep. secretary HYUN Hong Choo - election fair and open.]

(Studio: Dan Rather; Seoul, South Korea: Barry Petersen) 1988 Olympics discussed. Losing cands. noted may cause trouble rather than concede defeat.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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