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Reporters in North Korea saw the American held in a North Korean jail on Monday. Kenneth Bae apologized for crimes against ...
North Korea's government and asked for US help in getting released. (Jan. 20)
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SHOTLIST:SOURCE - ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea1. Wide, Kenneth Bae, in grey prison uniform, followed by two guards, enters room2. Close, Bae speaking3. Wide, small group of reporters listening4. Close, Bae speaking5. Mid, reporters taking notes6. Wide, Bae gets up, leaves, escorted by two guardsSCRIPTTRACK-1THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY JAILED IN NORTH KOREA IS APPEALING TO THE U-S GOVERNMENT TO HELP SECURE HIS RELEASE.KENNETH BAE SPOKE KOREAN WHEN HE ADDRESSED REPORTERS IN PYONGYANG ON MONDAY.BAE, WHO WAS UNDER GUARD AND WEARING A PRISON UNIFORM, SAID HE WAS COMMENTING AT WHAT HE CALLED A PRESS CONFERENCE AT HIS OWN REQUEST.HE SAID HE BELIEVES THAT CLOSE COOPERATION BETWEEN THE U-S AND NORTH KOREAN GOVERNMENTS COULD HELP HIM GET RELEASED.HE ALSO EXPRESSED HOPE THAT THE U-S WILL DO ITS BEST TO HELP HIM GET OUT.ONE STICKING POINT MIGHT BE THAT THE U-S SAYS BAE IS NOT GUILTY OF ANY CRIMES IN NORTH KOREA.BAE SAID DURING HIS APPEARANCE THAT HE HAD COMMITTED ACTS AGAINST THE NORTH KOREAN GOVERNMENT, AND HE APOLOGIZED.IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR PRISONERS HELD IN NORTH KOREA TO SPEAK IN SIMILAR SITUATIONS, AND LATER SAY THEY WERE SPEAKING UNDER DURESS.RITA FOLEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.(****END****)