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North-South Korea Relations / Talks #330033

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Premiers of North and South Korea reported opening new round of talks on reunification but agreeing on nothing today. Report introduced.

(North-South Korea border: Bob Faw) Last outpost of Cold War examined; scenes shown of United States troops on South Korean side of border. [South Korean officer Lieutenant Colonel C.H. PARK - comments on possibility of invasion.] Failure of open-borders plan noted; details given of families and friends separated since end of Korean war. [South Korean government adviser HONG Koo Lee - comments on negotiations.] Efforts of North Korean President Kim Il Sung to avoid changes sweeping other Communist countries examined; pressure from USSR to open up mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Faw, Bob

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