ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 20, 1976
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(Studio) Hearings held, more slated with regard to possible illegal activities of Korean CIA in US.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) South Korea sets up consulates in 6 United States cities. Los Angeles said site of biggest consulate. Film shown. Heavy Korean population in Los Angeles noted. Koreans in Los Angeles charge South Korea imports to United States Nazi-brand gestapo terror. [Case Western University Prof. Gregory HENDERSON - cites fears of Koreans in United States with regard to Korean CIA.] Representative Donald Fraser, chairperson House subcommittee on international organizations opens hearings on subject. Says Korean CIA wants to suppress criticism of Chung Hee Park. [Institute for International Policy, Donald RANARD - charges Korean CIA interferes with United States citizen's rights.] Woon Ha Kim, publisher of "New Korea", charges KCIA opposes and threatens him. [KIM - prays for courage.] Kim Fyung 11 heads Los Angeles Korean society, allegedly taken over by KCIA. [FRASER - questions Kim Hyung Illinois with regard to KCIA activities.] [Illinois - admits such an agency exists.] Il reports threats in hearing room. [Illinois - explains problem in terms of whispered threats.] State Department aware of problem. South Korea embassy refuses comment.
REPORTER: Bill Downs