[KS] Re: Koreanstudies Digest, Vol 24, Issue 13

Michael J. Wilson mwilson at mcmaster.ca
Fri Jun 10 10:13:35 EDT 2005

CNN reported live from Pyongyang when
Jimmy Carter made his visit in 1994. Their
interview with the former president angered the Clinton White
House but moved the administration toward
negotiations with North Korea. These negotiations, of course,
resulted in the two sides signing the Agreed Framework.

Mark Caprio
Rikkyo University

When I lived in Korea I heard from some Koreans that they hated Jimmy
Carter back in 1979 or so when the South Korean president was Park Jung
Hee.  Apparently at that time South Korea asked for the capability to
develope nuclear weapons and Jimmy Carter would not allow it.  So the
message is, now see what you've go us into!  Ever since Jimmy has been
trying to make amends right?  When oh when will Korea unite over the

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