South Korea Braces for Presidential Vote South Koreans vote for a president Thursday. Ruling party candidate Roh Moo-hyun, 56, is a former labor and human rights lawyer. He faces the older and more conservative Lee Hoi-chang. Relations with North Korea are a key issue of the campaign. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

South Korea Braces for Presidential Vote

South Korea Braces for Presidential Vote

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South Koreans vote for a president Thursday. Ruling party candidate Roh Moo-hyun, 56, is a former labor and human rights lawyer. He faces the older and more conservative Lee Hoi-chang. Relations with North Korea are a key issue of the campaign. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.