North Korea's Shadow Hangs Over South Korean Election

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South Koreans head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president. The winner will replace Park Geun-hye, who was impeached and ousted in a corruption scandal. The contest is focused on the economy as many elections are, but the threat of North Korea also looms.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with BBC correspondent Steve Evans (@EvanstheAirwave), who is in Seoul.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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