South Korea

Early in the Korean War, South Korean soldiers and police executed more than two-thousand political prisoners without trial, according to a report by the Associated Press today. Some of the killings were observed by US Army officers. Linda speaks with Charles Hanley, an Associated Press reporter who contributed to the report.



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