Reporting from both sides of the Pacific Ocean, KQED's Pacific Time explores the ideas, trends and cultural patterns that flow back and forth between Asia and America.
Pacific Time is no longer in production, but you can listen to past shows in the audio archive.
Recently on Pacific Time:
Monterey's Asian American History, Japan's Boomers Retire, A Look Back at Pacific Time
The Darker Side of the Gaming Industry -- Last week, the program reported on how the American gaming industry has found that Asians and Asian Americans are its best customers. This week, the show looks into darker side of the casino's neon glamour. Studies have shown that compulsive gambling is a much more significant problem in the Asian American population than in any other ethnic group.
The West and Burma; Japan, China, and the Global Economy; Asian Americans and Gambling, Part 2; Free Food for Millionaires