Perpetual Peace Project–North Korea 2012

In late-February, 2012, Gregg Lambert, one of the principal founders of the Perpetual Peace Project, traveled to the border of North Korea with Taek-Gwang Lee, a public intellectual and cultural theorist, to engage in a conversation on the concept of peace in relation to the Korean conflict, past and present.

The particular site chosen for the following documentary segment is the former North Korean Worker’s Party Headquarters, which now exists on the South Korean side of the DMZ, less than one hundred meters from the border of North Korea. The demolished building, constructed immediately after the Japanese occupation and partly destroyed during the Korean War, now serves as a memorial of the conflict and symbolizes the Korean people’s dream of “re-unification.”

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