TITLE

Defection in Beijing

AUTHOR(S)
Bartholet, Jeffrey; Liu, Melinda
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Newsweek;2/24/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the defection of Hwang Jang Yop, a top North Korean official, to South Korea in February 1997. The power he wielded in North Korea; His role in crafting the juche, or self-reliance, philosophy in North Korea; Possible damage Hwang could do to the North Korean government if he told what he knows; North Korea's reaction to the defection; Response from Western officials.
ACCESSION #
9702192757

 

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