Inside South Korea's Political Crisis

Protesters with pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for Park to step down in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach Park, dismissing as a stalling tactic offered by her to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer of power. The letters read "Park Geun-hye to step down".
Protesters with pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for Park to step down in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach Park, dismissing as a stalling tactic offered by her to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer of power. The letters read "Park Geun-hye to step down". Ahn Young-joon / AP Photo
Protesters with pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for Park to step down in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach Park, dismissing as a stalling tactic offered by her to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer of power. The letters read "Park Geun-hye to step down".
Protesters with pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for Park to step down in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach Park, dismissing as a stalling tactic offered by her to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer of power. The letters read "Park Geun-hye to step down". Ahn Young-joon / AP Photo

Inside South Korea's Political Crisis

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South Korea is in political crisis, with residents protesting both for and against the removal of President Park Geun-hyeWe get the latest on the situation with Bruce Cumingshistory professor at the University of Chicago