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National Geographic journeys ‘Inside North Korea’s Dynasty’

North Korea has become a focal point of US foreign-policy discussions, but having been called a “hermit kingdom,” one suspects many Americans know relatively little about the reigning family’s brutal history — or how that came to be. Given that, National Geographic Channel’s “Inside North Korea’s Dynasty” feels like a timely public service, pulling back the curtain on “the story of the Kims, a family of dictators.”

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