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Memory of Forgotten War - Film Information
1.Background: brief overview of the Korean War, origins of and introduction to Memory
of Forgotten War
2.View the Trailer
3.The film production team
4.Study Guide: historical background to the Korean War, introduction to Memory of Forgotten War and the four Korean Americans whose stories unfold in the film, topics and questions for discussion, suggestions for actions
6.Memory of Forgotten War Publicity photos
7.Eflyer for email outreach
8.Purchase a copy of Memory of Forgotten War. $195/institutions or $95/community
non-profits; for those without institutional resources and/or those needing the film
9.General Resources for Memory of Forgotten War: books, articles, art (Still Present
Pasts: Korean Americans and the “Forgotten War”), policy and action organizations.
1.Korea Peace Day Eflyer/poster: paste this URL into your browser to download the
flyer; then modify it to suit your program
2.End The Korean War Photobooth: a visual call for peace. Audiences are asked to
take a quick photo holding a placard calling for peace and a picture depicting KPD
objective. Local organizers can easily create these resources with poster board
and enlarged photographs. See www.peaceinkorea.tumblr.com for the current
collection of photos and example of placards. Photos taken during your KPD can
be submitted at www.peacinkorea.tumblr.com (click the "submit" button). If you
will send you a dropbox link.
3.Obama postcard campaign: invite audiences to send a postcard to Obama urging
an end to the Korean War. See printable text.
Costs and Risks of Unending War
1.Stop War Games, Start Peace Talks. Working Group for Peace and Demilitarization
in Asia and the Pacific:
2.Relief managers from Portland-based Mercy Corps say U.S. let North Koreans starve
as retribution for missile launch:
3.10 Reasons Why the U.S. Must Sign a Peace Treaty with North Korea
Calls for Peace and Engagement with North Korea
1.A Call for Peace and Reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula. 2013 Ecumenical Korea
2.Global Voices:" Pleas for Korean Peace 60 Years after Fighting Ended,”
Los Angeles Times, May 2, 2013
3.Ridiculing Kim Jong Il Doesn’t Lead to Peace. The Progressive, Dec. 21, 2011.
4.Ex-President Carter at Lafayette College: U.S. failing to promote peace
5.Donald Gregg: Sit down with North Korea and negotiate a lasting peace
6.Leon Sigal: Replacing the Armistice With A Peace Treaty in Korea.
7.Doug Bandow, 60 Years After The Korean War,The U.S. Must End Its Cold War
Alliance With South Korea
Human Legacies of the Korean War
1.Grace M. Cho, Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War.
Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
2.Grace M. Cho and Hosu Kim, Dreaming in Tongues. Qualitative Inquiry, 11, 2005, 445-457
3.James Foley, Korea’s Divided Families: Fifty Year’s Separation.
N.Y.: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
4.Soo-Jung Lee. Making and Unmaking the Korean National Division: Separated Families
in the Cold War and Post-Cold War Eras." [PhD] dissertation, University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign. Ann Arbor: ProQuest/UMI, 2006.
5.Ramsay Liem, When a fireball drops in your hole: Biography forged in the crucible of war.
In G. Yoo (Ed.), Koreans in America: History, Culture and Identity. Ch. 40. San Diego, CA:
Cognella Academic Publishing, 2012.
6.…Liem, War and the art of remembering. International Journal of the Interdisciplinary
Social Sciences, 3, 2008, 111-116.
7.…Liem, Silencing historical trauma: The politics and psychology of memory and voice.
Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 39, 2007, 153-174.
8.…Liem, So I’ve gone around in circles…”: Living the Korean War.
Amerasia Journal, 31, 2005, 157-177.
9.…Liem, History, trauma, and identity: The legacy of the Korean War for Korean Americans.
Amerasia Journal, 29, 2003/4, 111-129.
10.Still Present Pasts: Korean Americans and the “Forgotten War.”
Multi-media exhibition of Korean War memories and legacies. www.stillpresentpasts.org
11.Jae Jung Suh, ed., Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present
and Future of the Korean War. N.Y.: Routledge, 2012.
Comprehensive Resource List Prepared for 2006 ASCK Korea Peace Day
The above link contains the following:
News Sources, Articles/Reports on U.S.-Korea tensions, Articles/Reports on North Korea,
General Background on North and South Korea, Articles/Documents related to the Korean
War, Organizations promoting a new foreign policy toward North Korea, Books on the
Korean War, Korean Reunification, North Korea, and U.S.-Korean Relations, Films/Videos
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