The Kim Chi Ha Case

In our article on South Korea’s dissident poet, Kim Chi Ha [NYR, August 7, 1975], who was arrested in March 1975, Frank Baldwin and I suggested that Kim’s alleged confessions of communist sympathies must be evaluated against the specific conditions obtaining under Park Chung Hee’s repressive rule. For in Park’s …

Two True Stories

The recently convicted Russian worker and writer Anatoly Marchenko has arrived at his place of exile in Siberia. This news, which has just reached his wife Larissa Bogoraz, ends her fears that he might have died during the grueling deportation from Moscow to the small town of Chuna near Irkutsk.