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The Korea Now Podcast

Nov 15, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with John Bocskay. They take a walking tour of the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan while speaking about the construction and maintenance of the cemetery, the design and its purpose, the important landmarks, the unique history of the site as the only United Nations cemetery in the world, and the way in which it honours the history of the Korean War and the memories of the soldiers who fought and died during its battles.

John Bocskay hails from Westchester County, New York, and has called Busan, South Korea home for 20 years. Since 2017 he has worked at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea as the Director of International Affairs.

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