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3/19/2012 06:10 PM EDT
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junko.yoshida   3/19/2012 9:10:09 PM
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To my ignorance, I did not realize that the telecom bust of the last decade served to hasten the offshoring of U.S. optoelectronics manufacturing to Asian countries. If Mr. Gopalakrishnan is correct, what skills and ability to do "little things" are we exactly losing in the United States? And what takes to bring back opto-electronics manufacturing jobs back to the United States?

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