Letters: Change In Seoul

To the Editors:

The student protests in South Korea ((WORLD, June 29)) have demonstrated one important fact: the outcry for democratic government will not die until that quest is successful. President Chun Doo Hwan must keep his promise to allow democratic elections so that the Koreans can regain faith in their government.

April I. Shin

Santa Ana, Calif.

In 1960 I was among those students throwing rocks at the police to protest the government of the late South Korean President Syngman Rhee. The tradition started 27 years ago has proved to be a healthy social phenomenon for the country. Every society...