Blaine Harden

Blaine Harden appears in the following:

How to Steal a Soviet Jet Fighter Plane, in North Korea

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The youngest fighter pilot in the North Korean Air Force deceived the government, stole a Soviet MiG-15, all while Kim Il Sung grabbed power and plunged his country into war. 

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Escape from Camp 14: North Korea's Political Prisoners

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Blaine Harden tells his story of Shin Donghyuk, who was born and raised—then escaped from—one of North Korea’s political prison camps. In Escape from Camp 14, he offers a narrative of Shin's life and remarkable escape and offers an inside account of one of the world's darkest nations.

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Softening North Korea's Image

Friday, August 10, 2012

In his first months in power, North Korea's new 20-something leader Kim Jong Un seems like he is on a mission to differentiate his regime from that of his father's before him, from speaking in public to stepping out with his fashionable young wife. Brooke speaks to reporter Blaine Harden, who says that the images coming out of North Korea show a friendlier, softer dictator, despite the fact that North Korea remains uniquely oppressive.

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