How The Korean War Informs North Korea Today09:52
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American B-29 Superfortresses on a bombing mission in Korea during the Korean War. (AP)
American B-29 Superfortresses on a bombing mission in Korea during the Korean War. (AP)
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The modern geopolitics of the Korean Peninsula go back at least to the 1950s, when the U.S. intervened in a brutal conflict that some today call "the forgotten war."

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Kathryn Weathersby, a visiting professor of history at Korea University, about the enduring geopolitical legacy of the Korean War.

This segment aired on May 17, 2017.

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