The Kim family have ruled North Korea for over seven decades but how did the original “Great Leader” get the job?
Questions surround the early days of Kim Il-sung and his dynasty.
102-year-old Professor Kim Hyung-suk came from the same village, and met him as he was starting out on his rise to power.
Witness History: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.
Produced by: Kevin Kim and William Lee
Filmed and edited by: Kevin Kim