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Escape from Noth Korea

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Length: 37:54

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As part of the 10th anniversary of one of CBC's premier current affairs programs, The Current, one of their best interviews. It's with Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person known to have been born in a North Korean prison camp and escape to tell the world about it. Along with him was Blaine Harden, who write an account of Shin's shocking story. It first aired in May 2012. Read the full description.

Shin_dong-hyuk_small He is the only person known to have been born in a North Korean prison camp and escape to tell the world about it. Shin Dong Hyuk shares his shocking story with Anna Maria Tremonti of The Current.

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Piece Description

He is the only person known to have been born in a North Korean prison camp and escape to tell the world about it. Shin Dong Hyuk shares his shocking story with Anna Maria Tremonti of The Current.

Broadcast History

This interview first aired in May 2012 on the program The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC Radio.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

He is the only person known to have been born in a North Korean prison camp and escape to tell the world about it. Shin Dong Hyuk shares his shocking story with Anna Maria Tremonti of The Current at CBC Radio. Joining him is Blaine Harden, who wrote a book about Shin called Escape from Camp 14.

OUTRO:

Anna Maria Tremonti of the program The Current on CBC Radio, spoke to Shin Dong Hyuk, who escaped from a North Korean prison Camp, and Blaine Harden who wrote a book about him called Escape from Camp 14.

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