The People's Choice?

Roh Moo Hyun, the man who could be South Korea's next President, appeals to the country's "youth vote," according to the pollsters. Maybe that's because when twenty-somethings see Roh on the news, they see not a crusted-over and compromised politician, but a new face they might just be able to trust. As a youngster Roh was given to smart-mouthing his teachers and goading his friends into mischief. When some pals worried they'd get in trouble if they snuck out on a bender, Roh egged them on, high- school friend Lee Dong Sun recalls: "He said 'If you worry about getting caught...

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