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Roh Wins South Korean Presidency

Roh Moo-hyun, a former labor and human rights lawyer, wins South Korea's presidential election. Opponent Lee Hoi-chang has conceded defeat. Roh, 56, supports engagement with North Korea, and has questioned the presence of U.S. troops in South Korea. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.