NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's anticipated underscoring of United States military commitment to South Korea during his upcoming visit there noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Seoul, South Korea) Lieutenant Commander Stephen Kittle's role in daily US-North Korean meeting along DMZ, occurring for over 30 years, noted; films shown. North Korea's propaganda maneuvers in DMZ (demilitarized zone) described, shown. [US SOLDIER - compares North Korean-US flags and stands.] South Korea's economic gains since Korean war mentioned; repressive government of President Chun Doo Hwan and pol. problems presented President Reagan discussed. [Govt. party spokesperson PONG Du Wan - claims opposition leaders will be involved in government soon.] Reagan admin.'s approach to Chun Doo Hwan's government, include army's censorship of US news reports considered unfavorable to Chun government, examined.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley