[KS] Striking photographs of the DPRK from AP's David Guttenfelder, in The Atlantic
dmccann at fas.harvard.edu
Sun Aug 7 09:00:52 EDT 2011
Yes, and the 'monks' who donned their robes at the 'temple' newly
built near the Diamond Mountain hotel complex as our two buses of
international poets arrived for a bit of a climb, a few years ago.
Yes, and don't those mass games look the same, details aside, year
Well, but what about those vast arrays of soldiers marching down the
wide boulevards? Don't they look the same?
Probably everybody on the list has already noticed the themes of
performance and presentation, and the likelihood that some planning
committee keeps reporting that if people are going to keep paying to
make the visit, the show had better be the same, and a good one.
Does one also detect a certain level of frustration verging on or past
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