Korean Ambassador Crisscrosses the Nation to Convince Americans They Would Benefit From Pact

July 18, 2011 at 7:00 am

LONG BEACH, Calif.-Han Duk-Soo, the South Korean ambassador to the U.S., gripped the handrail of a tour boat jammed with business leaders in the harbor here one recent morning, fighting the flu and trying not to lose his breakfast.

The port tour was just the beginning of Mr. Han’s 16-hour day on the free-trade campaign trail, trying to convince Americans that a pending trade agreement with South Korea is a good deal for both sides. Mr. Han and a team of other officials from Washington and Seoul have taken their pitch to berry growers and racehorse breeders, immigrant merchants and … Read more.

E. Williamson, Wallstreet Journal, JULY 6, 2011


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