Downtown Flushing was awash in sunlight last Thursday, but the temperature was freefalling, and the narrow pedestrian alley where Yangsun Park was standing had become a frigid wind tunnel. Still, the 28-year-old volunteer with the Young Korean American Service and Education Center put on a brave face. With disarming enthusiasm, she explained that the work she was doing—buttonholing fellow immigrants to register them to vote—was "incredibly important." And after all, the press was out in force—the Korean press, that is. As camera crews took turns shooting Park and a couple of comrades, Jonghun... More >>>