Roh Wins S. Korea Vote Roh Moo-hyun, a former labor and human rights lawyer, wins South Korea's presidential election. Opponent Lee Hoi-chang has conceded defeat. Roh, 56, supports engagement with North Korea, and has questioned the presence of U.S. troops in South Korea. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

Roh Wins South Korean Presidency

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Roh Moo-hyun, a former labor and human rights lawyer, wins South Korea's presidential election. Opponent Lee Hoi-chang has conceded defeat. Roh, 56, supports engagement with North Korea, and has questioned the presence of U.S. troops in South Korea. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.