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New: KWLF Overview Video

New: KWLF Overview Video

We are pleased to announce the release of our – an overview of our archive of thousands of oral-history interviews from the Korean War.

The Diplomat: Engagement Is a Virtue, Especially on the Korean Peninsula

The Diplomat: Engagement Is a Virtue, Especially on the Korean Peninsula

An article by Song Young Gil in The Diplomat, dated November 14, 2020, asserts that “[t]he incoming Biden administration has plenty to handle, but it should not forget the Korean Peninsula”: There was no “October surprise” this election cycle for the U.S. and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) — there wasn’t […]

Korean War Legacy Foundation to Host the 2020 World Congress of Teachers of the Korean War

Korean War Legacy Foundation to Host the 2020 World Congress of Teachers of the Korean War

The Korean War Legacy Foundation is honored to host the 2020 World Congress of Teachers of the Korean War to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the war. The conference will be a special online event on Saturday, December 12th from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time and will include 100 history and social science […]

The Korea Times: Veterans call for end to Korean War

The Korea Times: Veterans call for end to Korean War

A recent article in The Korea Times featured the Korean War Legacy Foundation and its work: An international call to bring an end to the Korean War and replace the Armistice Agreement with a peace treaty is reemerging through the voices of veterans amid the stalemate in U.S.-North Korea denuclearization talks and the upcoming U.S. […]

New Publication: Exploring and Teaching the Korean War

New Publication: Exploring and Teaching the Korean War

Exploring and Teaching the Korean War is a new secondary education publication of the Historical Association in partnership with the Korean War Legacy Foundation and World History Digital Education. The Korean War has been called ‘The Forgotten War’. Yet it was profoundly significant to the development of the Cold War. It had a cataclysmic impact […]

Foundation Featured in Tampa Bay Times Article

Foundation Featured in Tampa Bay Times Article

A front-page article in the June 25, 2020, edition of the Tampa Bay Times highlighted the work of the Korean War Legacy Foundation and its president, Dr. Jongwoo Han. Thursday marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Veterans of the conflict are getting older, and others have passed away, driving home […]

Dr. Han Interview – TBS eFM, Seoul

Dr. Han Interview – TBS eFM, Seoul

Korea War Legacy Foundation President was the guest on Seoul’s eFM “This Morning” program on June 25, 2020, discussing the work of the Foundation. Listen to the program (in English): Apple Podcasts Korean Podcast Platform

Korean War Legacy Foundation Publishes Educational Resource Focused on Teaching Meaning of Korean War

Korean War Legacy Foundation Publishes Educational Resource Focused on Teaching Meaning of Korean War

The first educational resource that focus on teaching the meaning of the Korean War in the American educational system – elementary, middle, and high school – has been published. The Korean War Legacy Foundation (President: Han Jong-woo), a nonprofit organization in the United States, collaborated with the National Council for Social Studies and teachers to […]

August 2019 Conferences in Athens, Greece for History Teachers

August 2019 Conferences in Athens, Greece for History Teachers

Join history teachers in Athens August 1 – 4, 2019, to explore the scholarship around the war and its legacy as well as the pedagogical possibilities of this history in the classroom. History & social science teachers from countries that contributed to the Korean War may apply. Special focus will be paid to the contributions […]

2019 Korean War Legacy Project Lesson Plan Competition Announced

2019 Korean War Legacy Project Lesson Plan Competition Announced

The Korean War Legacy Project invites classroom teachers, curriculum specialists, and pre-service teachers to submit a creative and engaging lesson plan that utilizes resources in the interview archive. The goal of the Korean War Legacy Project is to assist teachers, students, and the general public in understanding the origins and outcomes of the Korean War, […]