Betty on the News: Top Stories: Freed U.S. reporters write about ordeal and more

Top News Stories for September 2, 2009
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Betty on the News: Top Stories

Freed American reporters write about being held hostage in N. Korea, DJ AM’s death possibly a suicide and more

-Margeaux Baulch Klein

American reporters released from N. Korea write about their ordeal

Laura Ling and Euna Lee

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the two American journalists who were arrested and detained in North Korea for four and a half months, have written an article about their ordeal for

The reporters were pardoned and released last month for trespassing and committing other “hostile acts” when former president Bill Clinton flew to North Korea to negotiate their release.

In the article, Lee and Ling write that they never intended to cross into North Korea and while some of their experiences were too painful to discuss, they “pale when compared to the hardship facing so many people living in North Korea or as illegal immigrants in China.” (Fox News)

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