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North Korea's Dear Leader, Kim Jong Il

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Wendy Sherman, special adviser to former President Clinton, and Katie Oh, senior researcher at the Institute for Defense Analysis, about North Korea's Dear Leader, General Kim Jong Il.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.