NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 29, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to human rights in South Korea introd.; President Carter's visit there mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Seoul, South Korea) Background given on Park Chung Hee and KCIA. [Leader of ruling Democrat Republic party PARK Chong Kyu - discusses Carter's human rights statements, United States policy towards South Korea.] Background on opposition leader Kim Dae Jung given [JUNG - comments on imprisonment of opposition leaders] Kim Young Sam's role in human rights struggle noted; Gerald Ford's visit to South Korea compared to Sang's expectations of Carter visit; details given. [SAM (thru interpreter) - tells of life as opposition leader in South Korea.] Arrest of several dissidents scheduled to meet with reporter noted; questions asked by those who made meeting listed. Woman quoted with regard to President Carter's betrayal of human rights stand.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds