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Kwangju and After

James Fenton

‘Some people said they were not 'with' the students. They were not in favour of the use of arms. But they were of one voice in saying that the students were their sons, and that if the army came in the students would be put to death. That was why they kept saying: “Tell the truth about us.”’

James Fenton

JAMES FENTON was born in Lincoln and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondent, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a columnist for the Guardian. He lives in England.

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