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The Ambassador Series podcast

The Ambassador Series provides intimate interviews with Ambassadors from all over the world. These unique interviews are produced for the television series, This Is America & The World with host Dennis Wholey. The television programs are presented here for The Ambassador Series. This Is America & The World is a weekly, internationally focused television series, which is designed to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on PBS stations in the United States and distributed internationally by Voice of America Television.
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The Ambassador Series provides intimate interviews with foreign diplomats from countries throughout the world. The podcasts explore the culture, government, economy and daily life of people in important and interesting countries.

These unique interviews by host Dennis Wholey are produced for the weekly, television series, THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD. The series is broadcast in the United States on PBS stations and distributed internationally by Voice of America Television.

You can view all programs featured on The Ambassador Series HERE.

Oct 27, 2017

This week Dennis Wholey speaks with the Republic of Djibouti's Ambassador to the United States, Mohamed Siad Doualeh. Their conversation explores the unique mix of cultures found in Djibouti and how its unique location on the "Horn of Africa" has impacted its development. Additionally, the conversation touches on Djibouti's relationship with the United States and the region as well as the Ambassador's goals while in the United States.

This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast in October of 2017 as episode 2103.

You can view this and all other programs here - http://www.thisisamerica.net/.

May 9, 2017

On this episode of This Is America & The World, Dennis Wholey speaks with Greece's Ambassador to the United States, Haris Lalacos. The conversation covers many topics including how Greece has navigated the historic refugee crisis,  confronting its own economic struggles and good news about a recent economic upturn.  Additionally, Ambassador Lalacos discusses the unique and longstanding relationship Greece has maintained with the United States and the strategic location Greece plays in world security.

This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast in May of 2017 as episode 2032.

You can view this and all other programs here - http://www.thisisamerica.net/.

Feb 14, 2017

This week Dennis Wholey speaks with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United States, Hamdullah Mohib. Their conversation examines often misunderstood facets of the country and explores the nature of Afghanistan beyond negative headlines of war and the Taliban. The Ambassador also discusses his role during his time in Washington and the lives of citizens at home in Afghanistan.

This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast in February of 2017 as episode 2020.

You can view this and all other programs here - http://www.thisisamerica.net/.

Jan 13, 2017

This week Dennis Wholey speaks with the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) Chief Representative in the United States, Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat. During the conversation the Ambassador explains the PLO's perspective on the history and current state of relations between Israel and Palestine. Additionally, he talks about the daily life of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. The interview offers excellent insight into the concerns of the Palestinian people.

This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast in January of 2017 as episode 2016.

You can view this and all other programs here - http://www.thisisamerica.net/.

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