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All Posts Tagged With: "Kim Jong-Il"

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Introduction

(July 1, 2009) North Korean defectors take a life-threatening journey, traveling thousands of miles through China, Laos and Thailand, in the hope of settling as free citizens in South Korea. Intrepid South Korean journalists risk their own lives to capture the action and emotion.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: Japanese PM to Dissolve Parliament, First African Leader on Trial for War Crimes

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: A North Korean Defector Speaks

North Korean defector Myong Hui Eom talks about her daily life in North Korea as a school teacher, a Christian, and finally as a prisoner.

Jun 30th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.S Deploys Missile Interceptors to Hawaii, Iran’s Supreme Leader Orders Halt to Street Protests

A round up of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 19th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: South Korea Sends Ships to Border, China Blocks Access to Twitter Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 2nd, 2009 | Comments

A Tale of Two Heavens: Escaping North Korea: Video Segments




May 24th, 2009 | Comments

A Tale of Two Heavens: Escaping North Korea: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will learn about the conditions in authoritarian North Korea that have compelled many North Koreans to attempt a dangerous escape to what they see as the “Heaven” of capitalist South Korea. Also discussed is often-successful propaganda used by the North Korean government to convince its citizens that North Korea is in fact the real “Heaven.” Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 24th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Kim Jong-il Re-elected, Swat Deal Breaks Down

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 9th, 2009 | Comments

A State of Mind: Resources

Learn more about North Korea from these additional web resources.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

A State of Mind: Photo Essay: Kim Il Sung Nation

Photos essay of North Korea

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

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