Thu, Oct 11, 2007 -- 6:30 PM
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Monterey's Asian American History, Japan's Boomers Retire, A Look Back at Pacific Time
Host: K. Oanh Ha
Monterey's Asian American History
California's Monterey peninsula evokes Spanish missions and John Steinbeck. More recently, it's become a mecca for serious golfers. What's less known is Monterey's Asian American influence. Now, a group of Stanford archaeologists is uncovering some of its hidden history.
- Colin Meusel
Japan's Boomers Retire
In Japan, baby boomers are hitting retirement age in record numbers. Faced with a shrinking work force, Japanese corporations are scrambling for solutions. At one legendary Japanese company, the generations are struggling to build a musical bridge.
- K. Oanh Ha
Music Bridge 1
"shi.bei.ju" by e-trinity on the CD "Various Shades of Blue" (Pacific City 0003)
Music Bridge 2
"Slackers" by Cui Jian on the CD "The Power Of The Powerless"
A Look Back at Pacific Time
This broadcast is Pacific Time's last. We look back at the stories and voices we've aired over the past seven years, including some final thoughts from the show's original host, Nguyen Qui Duc.
- Nguyen Qui Duc
"Kiryoku" performed by Anthony Brown and the Asian American Orchestra on the CD "Big Bands Behind Barbed Wire" (Asian Improv Records)