Appearances & Interviews

November 6, 2013: Human Rights in North Korea, conference, Illinois Holocaust Museum, November 6, 2013

Melanie is interviewed in a New York Post editorial

NPR-Idaho interview: Melanie Kirkpatrick interviewed by Bob Kustra, president of Boise State University.

Melanie Kirkpatrick quoted in North Korea Nuclear Threats Don’t Deter Foreign Tour Groups, But Is Their Presence Ethical?, International Business Times, April 4, 2013

Greta Van Susteren interviews Melanie on North Korea on her Fox News show, On the Record.

Asia hand and editor Dan Southerland interviews Melanie for Radio Free Asia on Escape from North Korea.

Podcast: Listen to Melanie Kirkpatrick’s interview with Marvin Olasky of World Magazine on “The World and Everything in It”, November 24, 2012

TV appearance: Fox Files: Is the Hermit Kingdom starting to open up?
Originally aired November 18, 2012

Christians are key to saving refugees, Connecticut Public Radio interview, November 18, 2012

Listen to my November 8, 2012 interview with John Dankosky of Connecticut Public Radio.

Watch the panel discussion and coverage of Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad on CSPAN Book TV

Interview by Jasmine Young: Flight from North Korea, Christianity Today

LIGNET: U.S. Policy Must Be to Topple North Korea, Newsmax

Here is a Wall Street Journal video with Melanie Kirkpatrick:

Ex-S. Korean gov’t backs secret network for POWs in N. Korea: expert, Yonhap News Agency

Online conversation with Melanie Kirkpatrick and Jamie Weinstein, senior editor, of the Daily Caller

Front Page Magazine interviews Melanie about the new underground railroad that helps North Koreans get out of China and reach South Korea or the West.

Podcast on Escape from North Korea with John Miller of National Review.


Past Appearances

October 28, 2013: Foreign Policy Association, Off-the-Record Lecture Series

June 18, 2013: Chicago, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

April 18: Princeton University, Princeton NJ. North Korea Lecture Series: Can North Korea Change? 4:30 p.m.

April 15, 2013: New York City, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch

February 13, 2013: The Fund for American Studies, Washington, D.C.

February 7, 2013: The Korea Society, New York City

February 5, 2013: Princeton Club of New York City

Women’s International Perspective interview with Melanie Kirkpatrick
January 28, 2013

January 8, 2013: Princeton in Asia Book Club, New York City

January 7, 2013: Yankee Institute in Stamford, CT. (Rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy)

Q&A with Melanie Kirkpatrick in Failure Magazine

December 10: New York City, New York University, Korea International Students Organization

Fleeing North Korea Through ‘Asia’s Underground Railroad.’ Interview on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, December 4, 2012

December 4: Washington, D.C. Vital Voices

December 3: New York City, Overseas Press Club.

December 1: MSNBC interview.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 7 p.m.: Beekley Community Library, New Hartford, CT

Monday, November 12, 2012: World Affairs Council, Hartford, CT

Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25, 2012: Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.

Tuesday, October 18, 2012: Council on Foreign Relations, New York

Friday, October, 12, 2012: Conference, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Los Angeles

Wednesday, October 10, 2012: George W. Bush Institute, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Saturday, October 6, 2012: 6:30 p.m. Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park), Seattle

Wednesday, October 3, 2012: Pacific Research Institute, San Francisco

Thursday, September 27, 2012: University Club, New York City

Friday, September 21, 2012: Book Forum, Hudson Institute, New York City

Wednesday, September 19, 2012: Greg Scarlatoiu, Jae Ku, Suzanne Scholte and defector Kim Seong-min discuss Escape from North Korea at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.

Monday, August 20, 2012: Forum at Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, Va., with Marvin Olasky, editor, World Magazine

How nice to see my alma mater’s mention of my new book in its alumni magazine.  Especially so since I was one of the first women to graduate from Princeton – in the Class of 1973. Sarah Josepha Hale, who spent 50 years advocating for higher education for women,  must be smiling. Lady Editor will be published on August 3.

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