SOUTH KOREA: How to Get Out the Vote

Three hundred high school students marched through the walled city of Suwon last week on their way to attend a Democratic Party political meeting. A swarm of black-uniformed police broke up the paraders. One of those knocked to the ground was a 17-year-old boy. When he was pulled to his feet by a white-gloved cop, blood ran down the boy's temple and he was crying.

The policeman lectured him: "You know you are free to attend Vice President Chang's meeting, don't you? You know we police won't try to prevent you?" The sobbing...

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