Shaplen, Robert
November 1980
New Yorker;11/17/1980, Vol. 56 Issue 39, p174
The article reflects on the assassination of President Park Chung Hee, an authoritarian president of South Korea, by the chief of his own intelligence agency. It states that the death of President Park Chung Hee has brought significant changes in the political system in South Korea. South Korea has been focusing on the implementation of its "purification" program which aims at providing democratic welfare.


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