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The US defectors who became film stars in North Korea

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The US defectors who became film stars in North Korea

BBC Culture - By Simon Fowler

The US defectors who became film stars in North Korea In 1965, US soldier Charles Robert Jenkins left South Korea for the North – and he went on to become a star in the Hermit Kingdom. Simon Fowler recounts his strange tale. This story originally ran in November 2015. Charles Jenkins died on 11 …

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