Korea: The Unknown War; Many Roads to War
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- Korea: The Unknown War
- Many Roads to War
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- Series Description
Broadcast Nov. 12-14, 1990
This series spans the history of the Korean War with a look at its origins and legacies. The programs combine archival material with the testimony of key eyewitnesses and present new evidence regarding the controversial aspects of the war. The story of a "police action" that grew into a multinational war claiming 34,000 US casualties - in the first and only confrontation between forces of the United Nations and the Communist bloc. Episode titles: 101: Many Roads to War," 102: An Arrogant Display of Strength," 103: "There is No Substitute for Victory," 104: "An Entirely New War," 105: "The Battle for Minds," 106: "Armed Truce." Series release date: 11/12/1990
- Program Description
Explores the domestic and international forces that contributed to the outbreak of armed conflict along the 38th parallel. Following Japan's defeat in WWII, the Korean colony was cut in half: the Soviet Union occupied the North; and the Americans the South. This decision was based on an assumption that subsequent events would mock -- that an independent and reunified Korea would follow in due course.
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- Global Affairs
- War and Conflict
- Hoyt, Austin (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Korea: The Unknown War; Many Roads to War,” 04/22/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_973B6B241F904697AB243D4C5E6B856A.
- MLA: “Korea: The Unknown War; Many Roads to War.” 04/22/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_973B6B241F904697AB243D4C5E6B856A>.
- APA: Korea: The Unknown War; Many Roads to War. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_973B6B241F904697AB243D4C5E6B856A