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Worldview 8.3.12

North Korea's commander in chief, Kim Jong Un, is displayed on a giant screen during a concert on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, April 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Friday on Worldview

In typical shadowy fashion, the North Korean press agency announced last week that leader Kim Jong Un had married Ri Sol-ju, providing few specifics. As the new leader makes forays onto the world stage, Koreas expert and University of Chicago professor Bruce Cumings breaks down the latest machinations of the regime and discusses the threats of sanctions from abroad and hunger at home.

Then, on our Weekend Passport segment, global citizen Nari Safavi plans your international weekend. We tell you where to find Persian poetry readings, South Asian theatre, Afro-Cuban jazz and more.

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