National Press Club

Democracy in South Korea

October 18, 1989

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Run time: 61 minutes

President Roh talked about, "Democracy in a Period of Transition." He pointed to progress toward full democracy in South Korea since the demonstrations of 1987, with the 1988 Olympics serving as a showcase for the country. After his remarks he responded to audience members' questions. Translation into English was by interpreter. The South Korean president met with President Bush and addressed a joint meeting of Congress on October 17.