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Reagan / South Korea Visit #527425

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 13, 1983
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(Studio) No. troops deployed in Korea's DMZ (demilitarized zone) noted; President Reagan's tour of area today examined. Films shown. [REAGAN - mocks North Korean propaganda city.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(DMZ, Korea) President's meeting with United States troops in DMZ (demilitarized zone) featured; films shown. [SOLDIER - prays.] [REAGAN - praises troops.] [SOLDIERS - feel troops' morale has been boosted by President's visit.] Pol. and diplomatic purpose served by Reagan's visit explained.
REPORTER: Emery King

(Studio) President Chun Doo Hwan's oppression of his political opponents described; White House reaction to house arrest of dissidents in anticipation of Reagan's visit noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Seoul, South Korea) Reagan recalled claiming South Korea is making progress on human rights; secret police shown monitoring memorial service for union organizer who burned himself to death in protest 13 years ago. Chun, discussing issue with Reagan in private, said denying oppression of dissidents during Reagan visit. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - claims South Korean government is making progress; praises situation.] [US missionary Edward POITRAS - describes Chun's legitimization of oppression.] South Korean government noted objecting to use of "human rights" reference in joint communique; details given.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Public relations success of President's trip noted; his apparent emotional reaction to sites described.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

King, Emery;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Wallace, Chris

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