Maija Rhee Devine

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The Korean War, RadioHankuk Interview, 7/16/2021.

Posted on: August 8th, 2021 by Maija Rhee Devine

The interview was conducted (in Korean) in observance of the 68th anniversary of the Armistice Agreement of the Korean War signed on July 27, 1953. The talk includes conversations about Maija’s autobiographical book, The Voices of Heaven, and the major leaders who led the course of the war, i.e., General Douglas MacArthur, President Harry S. Truman, President Synman Rhee, and General Paik Sun Yup. Maija’s older brother, Soon-bak Rhee served as a Korean Navy communications specialist and participated in the Incheon Landing carried out by General MacArthur. The link:

#TheKoreanWar #Armistice #DouglasMacArthur #HarrySTruman #SynmanRhee #PaikSunYup #B29 #IncheonLanding

(poem) “Freedom From Teeth: Comfort Women of WWII”

Posted on: August 8th, 2021 by Maija Rhee Devine

Published in Pleiades, the literary journal of the University of Central Missouri, summer 2020, a featured poem the week of 9/17/2020: https://pleiadesmag.com/featured-poem-comfort-women-of-wwii-by-maija-rhee-devine/?fbclid=IwAR1KoXiHO1RtLqvhD6eER1qALG9T9gltdJrVoSuQgdxs0H4YTSLGHVDCt5Q

#Pleiades #ComfortWomenWWII #JapaneseMilitarySexSlaves #warcrime #apology #compensation #KoreanComfortWomen

Op-Ed: “Year of Ox: Good For Girl Babies To Be Born?”

Posted on: August 8th, 2021 by Maija Rhee Devine

The op-ed was published in The Korea Times, 8/12/2021. Link:

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/opinion/2021/02/162_303755.html

Centennial of Women’s Suffrage videos

Posted on: August 8th, 2021 by Maija Rhee Devine

8/26/2020: Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage, 100 1-minute video stories were posted on a website established by Washington Post in cooperation with 4 former First Ladies, Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Rosalynn Carter and other leaders: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com.


My video/story is at: (https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/educationandarts/maijarheedevine

Other videos include:

Laura Bush: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/first-ladies/spp13dt2jtkktiqlgax74hfkalv4q4 

Rosalynn Carter: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/first-ladies/rosalynn-carter 

Hillary Clinton: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/first-ladies/hillaryclinton 

Michelle Obama: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/first-ladies/michelleobama 

Madeleine Albright: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/publicservice/madeleinealbright 

Condoleezza Rice: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/publicservice/condirice   

First Daughters: Lynda Bird Johnson Robb: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/firstdaughters/homagetoladybird 

Lucie Baines Johnson: https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/firstdaughters/homagetoladybird   

Tricia Nixon Cox:  https://www.firstwomanvoter.com/firstdaughters/forpatnixon 

#CentennialWomensSuffrage #USFirstLadies #LauraBush #RosalynnCarter #HillaryClinton #MichelleObama #MadeleineAlbright #CondoleezzaRice #LyndaBirdJohnsonRobb #LucieBainesJohnson #TriciaNixonCox #MaijaRheeDevine

 

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