This edition: Pacific: A Discussion with Author Simon Winchester
Original tape date: November 16, 2015.
First aired: April 18, 2016.
Master storyteller, researcher, and traveler Simon Winchester takes us on a fascinating voyage through the Pacific with an eye on ethics and geopolitical rivalries. How did a volcano in the Philippines alter the course of history in the South China Sea? What should be China's role in the world's largest ocean?