TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Newsom, David D.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;12/24/97, Vol. 90 Issue 21, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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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4771

 

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