In Crossings, a group of international women peacemakers sets out on a risky journey across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, calling for an end to a 70-year war that has divided the Korean peninsula and its people. Comprised of Nobel Peace Laureates and renowned activists like Gloria Steinem and Christine Ahn, the intrepid team faces daunting logistical and political challenges as they forge a path with their Korean sisters toward peace and reconciliation.
Broadcast premiere of Geographies of Kinship on America Reframed on May 19th!
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Deann Borshay Liem, Christine Ahn and Abby Disney on Umute Yourself: Peace Now on the Korean Peninsula with Ploughshares President, Emma Belcher, May 2.
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to their country of birth and recover the personal histories that were lost when they were adopted. Along the way there are discoveries and dead ends, as well as mysteries that will never be unraveled.
Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not. So began a 40-year deception for a Korean adoptee who came to the U.S. in 1966. Told to keep her true identity secret from her new American family, this 8-year-old quickly forgot she was ever anyone else.
Legacies of the Korean War is a web-based oral history project that gives voice to the memories of Korean Americans whose lives were shaped by the Korean War.