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South Korea: The Silent Cultural Superpower - Part One

March 23rd, 2016

Episode 1219 of 1501 episodes

From movies and TV to K-Pop, South Korean culture manages to punch far above its weight – across East Asia, and beyond. But how did this happen, and why is it so important to Koreans? Rana Mitter investigates.

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