NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 12, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's praise of South Korea's government during his visit there noted coming as South Korean dissidents are under house arrest.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Seoul, South Korea) Purpose of Reagan's trip, include mtgs. with President Chun Doo Hwan, noted; security for visit due to North Korean death threats against Reagan mentioned. Films shown. [Addressing national assembly, REAGAN - calls for moment of silence for victims of USSR downing of KAL plane; claims United States and South Korea are united; compares North-South Korean societies.] Dissident Reverend Moon Ik Hwan noted among those under house arrest during Reagan's visit. [Dissident leader KIM Young Sam - is disappointed in Reagan's speech.] President's brief encounter with some dissidents prior to state dinner cited, shown.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace