How Did North Korea Build the Nuclear Bomb? Episode 1

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  • Despite being one of the most isolated nations on earth, North Korea has secretly developed its nuclear arsenal. In this documentary, we investigate why North Korea wanted to build a nuclear bomb and how they did it.


  • Originally released by TVF International, 2018.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 14, 2018.
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  • Closed-captioned.


  • North Korea as Nuclear Power (2:09); Korea's History of Nuclear Ambitions (7:24); Cold War Nuclear Program Development (5:44); Atomic Weapons for Korea's Defense (8:13); North Korea's Military Power Revealed (9:45); Kim Jong-un's Nuclear North Korea (8:59); How Did North Korea Build the Nuclear Bomb?: Credits (0:29)
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