Dr. Jongwoo Han, President of the Korean War Legacy Foundation, will appear on an upcoming episode of the Smithsonian Channel’s Combat Ships series. The series will air on Sundays in the United States and Mondays in the United Kingdom. The first episode, Game Changers, will air February 27, 2022, in the US and February 28 […]
Radio Free Asia presented coverage of our recent World Congress of Teachers of the Korean War, held in Washington, D.C., in July, 2021.
We are pleased to announce the release of our new video – an overview of our archive of thousands of oral-history interviews from the Korean War.
An article by Song Young Gil in The Diplomat, dated November 14, 2020, asserts that “[t]he incoming Biden administration has plenty to handle, but it should not forget the Korean Peninsula”: There was no “October surprise” this election cycle for the U.S. and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) — there wasn’t […]
The Korean War Legacy Foundation is honored to host the 2020 World Congress of Teachers of the Korean War to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the war. The conference will be a special online event on Saturday, December 12th from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time and will include 100 history and social science […]
A recent article in The Korea Times featured the Korean War Legacy Foundation and its work: An international call to bring an end to the Korean War and replace the Armistice Agreement with a peace treaty is reemerging through the voices of veterans amid the stalemate in U.S.-North Korea denuclearization talks and the upcoming U.S. […]
Exploring and Teaching the Korean War is a new secondary education publication of the Historical Association in partnership with the Korean War Legacy Foundation and World History Digital Education. The Korean War has been called ‘The Forgotten War’. Yet it was profoundly significant to the development of the Cold War. It had a cataclysmic impact […]
A front-page article in the June 25, 2020, edition of the Tampa Bay Times highlighted the work of the Korean War Legacy Foundation and its president, Dr. Jongwoo Han. Thursday marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Veterans of the conflict are getting older, and others have passed away, driving home […]
Korea War Legacy Foundation President was the guest on Seoul’s eFM “This Morning” program on June 25, 2020, discussing the work of the Foundation. Listen to the program (in English): Apple Podcasts Korean Podcast Platform
Korean War Legacy Foundation Publishes Educational Resource Focused on Teaching Meaning of Korean War
The first educational resource that focus on teaching the meaning of the Korean War in the American educational system – elementary, middle, and high school – has been published. The Korean War Legacy Foundation (President: Han Jong-woo), a nonprofit organization in the United States, collaborated with the National Council for Social Studies and teachers to […]