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South Korea / Kim Dae Jung #555668

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) South Korean government reported building wall around house of opposition leader Kim Dae Jung to prevent his contact with world.

(Seoul, South Korea: John Cochran) Growing political activism of middle class indivs. such as Kim Jung Soo discussed; details given, scenes shown. President Chun Doo Hwan's oppression of freedom of speech described. [US ambassador James LILLEY - accepts students' anti-US.] State Department's recent report acknowledging South Korean government's human rights abuses outlined. [President spokesperson LEE Jong Ryool - denies torture is officially approved.] Concern over atmosphere for 1988 Olympics here noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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