After twenty-five years in Japan, this American lawyer found herself retired early by her traditional Japanese employer. Immediately she set out on her own path and founded her own company, offering language and legal language services. It was liberation.
A Filipina married to an American and living in Korea talks about her experience getting jobs as a singer and an administrative assistant. She also talks about the hassles of getting married at the US Embassy in Seoul.
This is a 1991 interview with a young American who was working with the Maryknoll sisters in teaching English and offering emotional support to young, female factory workers in Korea. He discusses their backgrounds, working and living conditions, as well as the temptations to break out and the forces which keep them oppressed.