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World; North Korea

Part of Stories of East and South East Asia.

07/12/1978


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Series
World
Program
North Korea
Program Number

112

Series Description

Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

Program Description

A look inside North Korea, a country closed to most Western observers for nearly 25 years, on the occasion of a visit to Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea, by the Prime Minister of Laos with President Kim Il Sung of North Korea.

Duration

00:64:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Social Issues
Politics and Government
Peoples of East Asia
Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Creators
Renoir, Jacques (Series Executive Producer)
Fontaine, Andre (Series Executive Producer)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “World; North Korea,” 07/12/1978, GBH Archives, accessed March 3, 2024, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_414A34DE18234490A4A55658400A7DD6.
MLA: “World; North Korea.” 07/12/1978. GBH Archives. Web. March 3, 2024. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_414A34DE18234490A4A55658400A7DD6>.
APA: World; North Korea. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_414A34DE18234490A4A55658400A7DD6
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