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South Korean dissident flies from Seoul to US

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Collier / December 24, 1982


South Korea's leading dissident, Kim Dae Jung, left Seoul Thursday for the United States. The former presidential candidate was released last week from prison, where he was serving a 20-year sentence for sedition.

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He was accompanied by his wife and two of his three sons, an airline official said.