Park Chung Hee love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Park Chung Hee 1917-1979. South Korean politician who became president of South Korea after a military coup (1961) and assumed dictatorial powers in 1972. He was assassinated in 1979.

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  • Some also point out that Asian rulers like Park Chung Hee and Mahathir Mohamad were autocratic but developmental.

    Development without freedom? | Richard M Kavuma

  • Then I was ushered into the modest bungalow of the man who once marshaled crowds of half a million Koreans and nearly toppled the presidency of the country's strongman, Park Chung Hee.

    Kim Dae Jung's Lesson

  • Only months later, Park Chung Hee was having dinner with several of his closest cronies when the chief of his intelligence service pulled out a pistol and shot him to death, an assassination that rocked the world.

    Kim Dae Jung's Lesson

  • "I had to break, once and for all, the vicious cycle of poverty and economic stagnation," wrote Park Chung Hee, South Korea's autocratic leader between 1961 and 1979, who managed his country's economic transformation.

    The Rising in the East

  • Park Geun Hye, 54, a daughter of former president Park Chung Hee, is a political princess.

    South Korea: The Pendulum Swings

  • Elezer Puglia Zug, SwitzerlandPark Chung Hee's SonIn your Feb. 28 article "Hot Ticket," you wrote that the former South Korean president Park Chung Hee had "sons," and one of them is Park Ji-man, who is a member of the National Assembly.

    MAIL CALL

  • General Park Chung Hee emerged as the strongman, running the country from 1962 until 1979.

    The Commanding Heights

  • Nine years earlier, Reagan's predecessor Jimmy Carter had stunned his aides when he asked the South Korean dictator Park Chung Hee about his religious beliefs and then told Park, "I would like you to know about Christ."

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • Moon found a political ally in the 1960s with South Korea's leader Park Chung Hee, as both were committed to fighting communism.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Other Western commentators have likened Putin to the dictators Ferdinand Marcos, Anastasio Somoza, Park Chung Hee, and Kim Jong Il.

    The Return

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