Thursday, April 15, 2010

War of Words Between Two Koreas


Broadcast on the 10th of December 1982, this very early Media Network programme looks at the broadcasts from North & South Korea aimed at each other and to other parts of the world. Professor John Campbell, then head of the computer science department at UC London, had a regular column on the programme, following on from his articles on clandestine radio in the World Radio TV Handbook and Passport to World Band Radio. Check out the wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_Demilitarized_Zone . The programme concludes with a contribution from the late Richard Ginbey, who regularly shared a unique collection of off-air recordings from his base just outside Johannesburg.
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