THE KOREA SOCIETY

is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

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Friday, January 26, 2018 | 12:00 PM
This noon session serving policy and corporate leaders examines politics, stability and security on ...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 4:00 PM
Against the backdrop of China’s mounting influence and North Korea’s growing nuclear capability and ...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 9:00 AM
These first-Wednesday monthly roundtables draw members and supporters from policy, corporate, ...
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 8:00 AM
The Korea Society hosts a breakfast viewing of the Winter Games Opening Ceremonies for members and ...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 3:00 PM
Marking thirty years since the shift from authoritarianism to democracy in South Korea, the Korea ...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 5:00 PM
The Korea Society announces its 2018 Sherman Family Emerging Scholar Lecture competition. The ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 12:00 PM
The Korea Society concluded its fifth class in the Kim Koo Professional Series in November 2017. ...

Building Together during the 1970s

Media

This corporate legacy project presents a series of interviews with Americans and Koreans who worked in businesses, banks, and government during the 1970s in Korea. They played important roles to help advance the rapid economic development of Korea. How did American businesses, banks, and the US government work with the Republic of Korea to overcome the 1970s oil price shocks and help develop Korea into an advanced economy?

This video series at the Korea Society was created to honor American and Korean contributors to this process. The Korea Society is grateful to Philip Sherman, a former Citibank Korea Country Manager and Korea Society patron and member for his time and effort in collecting the stories of the individuals that contributed to Korea's economic lift-off. This series was produced by Peter Stuehmke and Nikita Desai.