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  • Wide Angle

WIDE ANGLE | Crossing Heaven's Border | PBS

Duration: 03:20
Program: Wide Angle #801
Broadcast Date: Jul. 1, 2009

In the past decade, up to 100000 defectors have crossed the waters of the Tumen and Yalu Rivers into northeast China to escape from North Korea, the world¹s last closed Communist state. In Crossing Heaven¹s Border, premiering July 1st, WIDE ANGLE tells the moving and dramatic stories of a few of them. Intrepid South Korean journalists risk their lives filming undercover for ten months to capture the haunting stories first-hand.

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Post Date: July 1, 2009