Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. A decades-long resident of Japan with deep expertise on Asian security and military issues, Talmadge seemed to have found his ideal job when he was appointed in 2013 to lead the AP bureau in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital.

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