Roh Tae-woo, South Korean Leader During Move Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

Roh Tae-woo, South Korean Leader During Move Toward Democracy, Dies at 88

SEOUL — Roh Tae-woo, South Korea’s last military-backed president who forged ties with Communist foes and tolerated the country’s rambunctious transition from dictatorship to democracy, but who ended up in jail for mutiny and corruption, died here on Tuesday. He was 88.Seoul National University Hospital said Mr. Roh died in an intensive care unit there, … Read more