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The Korea Now Podcast

Oct 15, 2018

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Ned Forney. They speak about the 1950 Hungnam Evacuation, the events leading up to the mission, the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, the long retreat to Hungnam, the overwhelming scope of the evacuation, the constant difficulty...


Sep 23, 2018

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Matt VanVolkenburg. They speak about the rise of youth culture in South Korea during the 1960’s and 1970’s, the Western influences behind this movement, the challenge this represented to traditional values and ways of life,...


Sep 9, 2018

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein. They speak about the changing economic landscape within North Korea, the social changes that are visible on the ground, the challenges this poses for the traditional structures of surveillance and...


Aug 30, 2018

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Michael Kirby. They speak about the 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry report into North Korean human rights abuses, how the inquiry came about, the difficulties involved in collecting evidence for the report,...


Aug 26, 2018

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Sandra Fahy. They speak about the North Korean famine of the mid-to-late 1990’s, the stories told about this period by defectors, and, importantly, the unique insight that can be gained into their suffering and the...