South Korea's new leader: Symbol, and test, of democracy

Newsom, David D.
December 1997
Christian Science Monitor;12/24/97, Vol. 90 Issue 21, p19
Opinion. Remarks on the election of dissident Kim Dae Jung as president of South Korea in 1997. How Kim is the first prominent Asian dissident to gain a position of power; The role of the United States in Kim's struggles; How foreign intervention often works against dissidents; The challenges Kim faces; How he has become a symbol of democracy.


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