Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad. Among the… read more

Author Melanie Kirkpatrick discussed her book, Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad. Among the topics she addressed were the impact of U.S. sanctions and foreign policy on Korean dissidents, conditions for refugees in China, communications between North Korean ex-patriots and citizens of North Korea, and policies of the new regime of Kim Jong Un. Other participants also talked about humanitarian issues in North Korea and answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Escape from North Korea

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308313-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 6, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2012

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  • Oct 06, 2012 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 5:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 7:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 4:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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