Dorothy Ogle lived for 15 years in postwar South Korea until her husband George Ogle was deported by South Korea’s military dictatorship because he prayed in public for eight innocent men who had been given the death sentence. (All were hung in 1975) Ms. Ogle visited North Korea in 1984 as a member of the American Friends’ Service Committee peace delegation and soon after supported the Korean peace movement as the Legislative Affairs Coordinator for the National Council of Churches 1986 Policy Statement of Peace and the Reunification of Korea. In 2012 Dr. and Ms. Ogle published their memoirs, Our Lives in Korea and Korea in Our Lives.
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Time to End the Korean War: Lessons from the Past
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