BS Nihon TV Shinsou News: The U.S.-South Korea Summit and the Popularity of South Korea’s New First Lady

On May 20, 2022, BS Nihon TV broadcast a special feature on the U.S.-Korean summit that took place in May, and Associate Professor Yongseok Kwon appeared as a guest speaker in this program. The U.S.-Korean summit was held right after the new president Yoon Suk-yeol assumed office in May. In this special feature, the whereabouts of the summit meeting as well as how that might affect the relationship between the U.S., Japan, and South Korea were discussed. Furthermore, the program touched on the true face of the new First Lady, Kim Keon-hee, and the reasons for her popularity. Associate Professor Kwon presented his views on how to rebuild the U.S.-Korea relationship, which had deteriorated under the previous administration.