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South Korea Braces for Presidential Vote

South Koreans vote for a president Thursday. Ruling party candidate Roh Moo-hyun, 56, is a former labor and human rights lawyer. He faces the older and more conservative Lee Hoi-chang. Relations with North Korea are a key issue of the campaign. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.

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