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KOREA: The Never-Ending War

A Korean girl trudges by a stalled M-26 tank with her brother on her back

A new two-hour documentary, written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho, that brings to light a new look at the history of the Korean War, an event that still reverberates to this day. KOREA: The Never-Ending War is about a conflict that people worldwide have long underestimated, misunderstood and misrepresented, yet is still today instantly relevant. The film encompasses the present and past of the conflict, from today’s leaders and events to historic personalities and moments of the past.

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Girl in front of tank with brother on her back

KOREA: The Never-Ending War Girl and brother

Pictured: With her brother on her back a war weary Korean girl tiredly trudges by a stalled M-26 tank, at Haengju, Korea.  June 9, 1951.  Maj. R.V. Spencer, UAF. (Navy)

KOREA: The Never-Ending War premieres Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00-11:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.

Credit: National Archives
Gen. MacArthur

Korea: The Never-Ending War Gen. MacArthur

Pictured: US Army (USA) General (GEN) Douglas MacArthur. 

KOREA: The Never-Ending War premieres Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00-11:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.

Credit: National Archives
Marines of the 5th and 7th Regiments

KOREA: The Never-Ending War marines

Pictured: Marines of the 5th and 7th Regiments, 1951.

KOREA: The Never-Ending War premieres Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00-11:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.

Credit: National Archives
KOREA: The Never-Ending War President Truman

KOREA: The Never-Ending War President Truman

Pictured: President Harry S. Truman at home in Independence, Missouri on Christmas Eve 1951.

KOREA: The Never-Ending War premieres Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00-11:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.

Credit: National Archives

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