North Korea has long been a forbidden land for journalists, human rights advocates, and pretty much anyone who publicly disagrees with the regime’s philosophies and practices. But there have been more and more cracks in the facade, and people are beginning to share their stories with the rest of the world.
Our guests this week:
- James Pearson, a correspondent for Reuters, and co-author of the book "North Korea Confidential."
- Andrei Lankov, a professor at Kookmin University in South Korea, and author of the book “The Real North Korea: Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia.”
- John Sweeney, a documentarian for the BBC, and author of “North Korea Undercover: Inside the World’s Most Secret State.”