Nation: Help for Korea

With his stony expression, his dark glasses and dark civilian suits, the erect little man who flew into Washington last week sometimes looked like a bad 'un out of a foreign-intrigue movie. But Chung Hee Park, 44, the South Korean leader who normally wears the olive drab uniform of a four-star general, had little reason to smile, and he was keeping his military trappings out of sight for good purpose. His trip was aimed at winning Administration support for the military dictatorship he set up in South Korea last May with the avowed goal of rooting out the corruption and inefficiency...

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