Roh tae woo; 6th republic; popular vote; seoul olympics; roh 36%; kim ys 27%; kim dj 26%; kim jp 8% 2lzk8ls successer only 36%; chuns intention; mikhail gorbachev; bush; nordpolitik = Northern policy; hungary (1989) russia (1990) china (1992); rohs restoration of democratic rule; Eight-point program; transitory democracy; post-democratization era; less warlike and more peaceful; end of military authoritarian state. 1987 j rohs eight point program 1988 j seoul olympics nordpolitik 1990 gorbachev bush . 1989~1992 j diplomatic re- communist bloc * taiwan. Chun doo hwan - tried to purify the society and politicians. To chuns government, the most watchful political opponent = kim dae joong (popular political figure) Kim dj was given a death sentence; later on, death sentence life imprisonment. Lawmakers in us and koreans overseas pressured chuns government to change its attitude towards kims sentence. In 1990, kim dj invited foreigners as a show of gratitude for their support.