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Today in History

...country's first transfer of power from one democratically elected civilian leader to another in six decades.In 1994, Kim Il Sung, North Korea's communist leader since 1948, died at age 82.Ten years ago: Adelphia Communications Corp. founder...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
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North Korea defies warnings, launches long-range rocket

...aggression. Tens of thousands more are in nearby Japan.This year is the centennial of the birth of national founder Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of Kim Jong Un. According to North Korean propaganda, 2012 is meant to put the North on a path...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-11/north-korea-defies-warnings-launches-lo
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A look at North Korea's missile arsenal

...vehicle in a parade that capped weeks of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung. KN-08 is a NATO code name; its North Korean name is unknown.? MUSUDAN: North Korea has deployed this intermediate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-13/look-north-koreas-missile-arsenal
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This Day in History

...historic summit between the leaders of both countries. The summit was derailed by the death of North Korean President Kim Il Sung the following month. In 2003, after days of intense searching by ground and air, U.S. forces found the bodies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062804/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...plane, killing 21, including 12 Jews, a day after a car bomb destroyed a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 95 people. Funeral services were held for North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung, who died July 8 at age 82.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071904/sta_thisday.shtml
News
A futile message to Pyongyang

...impact of the Korean War. The North's founding leader, Kim Il Sung, skillfully utilized his totalitarian control to enshrine...mentality" has been systematically kept alive first by Kim Il Sung and now by Kim Jong Il to fortify their domestic power...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030811/opi_796207398.shtml
Opinion
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dead at age 69

...Korea prepared for a hereditary succession. Kim Jong Il inherited power after his father, revered North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, died in 1994.In September 2010, Kim Jong Il unveiled his third son, the twenty-something Kim Jong Un, as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-18/north-korean-leader-kim-jong-il-dead-ag
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This Day in History

...visit to Canada, where he conferred with Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and addressed the Canadian Parliament. In 1994, Kim Il Sung, North Korea's communist leader since 1948, died at age 82. In 2003, in Senegal at the start of a five-nation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070808/sta_301335181.shtml
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