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2011-04-29 16:28:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange County's diverse population could be taken for granted, if you don't know the past of struggle and conflict that brought us to a present where more than 40% of county residents speak a language other than English in their homes. Stories of segregation and integration that formed today's Orange County will be presented during the free Great Park Festival of Time History Seminars, including the landmark case that ended Mexican segregation...

2008-07-17 06:00:32

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, July 17 (Yonhap) - A South Korean film depicting the harsh reality of life for North Korean defectors will be screened at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) this year, the distributor here said Thursday. "Tony Rayns, a programmer for the VIFF, has recently invited us to show the film at the festival. 'Crossing' will be shown at the section of Dragons and Tigers, a programme introducing films of East Asia," an...


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