Series S01068 - North Korean refugee documentary

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North Korean refugee documentary

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  • 1998-2013 (Creation)

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  • 0.29 m of textual records
  • 3 DVDs
  • 3 DVD-Rs
  • 3 CD-Rs
  • 2 USB drives
  • 10 audio cassettes
  • 1 professional disc

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Series consists of records created and accumulated by Theresa Burke, a producer for the CBC investigative show “The fifth estate,” and the episode, “The last great escape,” that aired on November 29, 2013. The show documents the escape of two North Koreans fleeing to other countries as refugees and the escape routes used. Original illustrations and graphics were used as part of the storytelling in this documentary. Files consist of research material, production records, correspondence, audio cassette interviews and interview transcripts, draft scripts, administrative records including travel and video shoot records, newspaper clippings and journal articles, book reviews, the book “Escape from camp 14: one man’s remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the west,” and documentaries on North Korea work camps, politicians and general life in the country, and North Korean defectors. 

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Series is arranged by record type (textual records, sound recordings, moving images) then in alphabetical order.

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2023/11/13 K. Kerr. Created.

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