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Former Detainee: N. Korea Wanted Ex-US President to Intervene

An American who was detained in North Korea said Pyongyang told him to ask for a visit by a former U.S. president as a possible high-level envoy to secure his release. In an interview with VOA, Jeffrey Fowle said he was put through preparation sessions before being allowed to talk with foreign journalists during his captivity. “There were these sessions, especially before the two interviews with the Americans," Fowle said. "They had things they wanted brought [up]. The main...

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