Korea Primer NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with James Matray, professor and chairman of the History Department at California State University, Chico. He provides a primer on North and South Korea and explains how Korea came to be partitioned after World War II, and how the United States came to be involved in the conflict.
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NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with James Matray, professor and chairman of the History Department at California State University, Chico. He provides a primer on North and South Korea and explains how Korea came to be partitioned after World War II, and how the United States came to be involved in the conflict.