North Korea

North Korea's nuclear brinksmanship has kept the media spotlight focused on Pyongyang, but little light shines outside that country's capital. What's it like to live in a dictatorship that's often described as on the brink of collapse? Join host Neal Conan and guests for an exploration of daily life in the cities and rural areas of North Korea.

Guests:

Brian McKenna
*Documentary filmmaker
*Spent 8 days in North Korea in late October

Han Park
*Political Science professor and director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues at University of Georgia, Athens
*Helped arrange the meeting with Governor Bill Richardson and North Korean envoys
*Traveled to North Korea over 30 times

Simon Bone
*Writer and journalist who visited North Korea as a tourist in 1998

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