Dr. Verner Bickley, first Director of the Culture Learning Institute, 1972-1981.
Dr. Charles Morrison (left), president of the East West Center, holds up a copy of "Steps to Paradise and Beyond," written by Dr. Verner Bickley, the first director of the Culture Learning Institute, 1972-1981. Bickley returned to the Center to meet with former colleagues and talk about his book.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka
The East West Center in Manoa was established 53 years ago by the U-S Congress. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the period between 1970 and 1980 was a time of growth and expansion for the Center.