Sat December 22, 2012
A Tumultuous Year, Seen Through North Korean Eyes
Originally published on Sat December 22, 2012 9:16 am
The sudden death of North Korea's leader, the ascension of his little-known son and a rocket-launch failure marked a rocky year for the reclusive nation. In rare interviews, several North Koreans tell NPR that expectations of a better life have not been met. (This piece initially aired Dec. 10, 2012, on Morning Edition).