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American Detained in N. Korea Offers Dramatic Release Story

An American who was detained in North Korea said he was informed of his release less than an hour before boarding an airplane that took him home. In a phone interview Tuesday with VOA, Jeffrey Fowle offered dramatic account of how he was released from the oppressive communist state. The 56-year-old man from Miamisburg, Ohio, said he thought he would be put on trial when a North Korean official came and asked him to pack up. “I was waiting for some kind of indictment or official...

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