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All Posts Tagged With: "North Korea"

A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: June 1950 UN Responds

Two days after the war in Korea began, the U.S., worried that it would "lose" Korea like China to communists, took the matter to the UN Security Council.

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A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: June 1950 War Breaks Out

On June 25, 1950, the Korean War began. The three years of carnage that ensued would be known as the "Fatherland Liberation War."

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A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: 1945-1949 Background

North Korea's roots lie deep in Korean history.

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A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: Introduction

To North Korea in 1950, the U.S.-backed Republic of Korea to its south was just the latest installment in Korea's long history of occupation by foreign powers.

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A State of Mind: Resources

Learn more about North Korea from these additional web resources.

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A State of Mind: Interview: Prof. Charles Armstrong

People in Pyongyang are well fed, relatively speaking. They have decent housing and access to good education and so forth. Most of the rest of the country is not like that.

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

Photos essay of North Korea

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A State of Mind: Essay: The Show Must Go On — But For How Long?

Say what you will about North Korea, it sure knows how to put on a show. In the world's last remaining hardline communist state, "mass games" are the ultimate collective art form.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

A State of Mind: Introduction

(September 11, 2003) This documentary tells the story of two teenage girls and their families as the girls prepare to participate in North Korea's Mass Games, an intricately choreographed display celebrating North Korea's statehood and revolutionary zeal in one of the last surviving Communist showcase pageants.

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