Info

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.
RSS Feed
2019
January


2018
March


2017
October
May
February
January


2016
December


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: December, 2016

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.

Dec 15, 2016

Dennis Wholey speaks with the Republic of Slovenia's Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Božo Cerar. The conversation explores Slovenia's long history, rich culture and how the country is navigating the refugee crisis. Ambassador Cerar has formerly served as State Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Slovenia and as Slovenian Ambassador to Canada, Poland and NATO.

This interview offers wonderful insight into the small, diverse and beautiful country of Slovenia. 

This interview with Slovenia's Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Božo Cerar was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World in the summer of 2016. The interview was broadcast on June 16th, 2016. 

You can view this and all other programs HERE.

Dec 14, 2016

Dennis Wholey speaks with Trinidad and Tobago's Ambassador to the United States, Brigadier General (Ret'd) Anthony Phillips-Spencer. Their conversation explores the unique Caribbean success story that is Trinidad and Tobago as well as the country's long history and ties to the United States. The Ambassador emphasizes his countries ingenuity and diverse culture throughout the interview and shares the various struggles and successes Trinidad & Tobago has experienced. To date Trinidad & Tobago is the most successful Caribbean nation. 

Contrary to what some may expect from the Ambassador's strong military background, his warm and open nature makes for an excellent and informative interview.  

This interview with Trinidad and Tobago's Ambassador to the United States, Brigadier General (Ret'd) Anthony Phillips-Spencer was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World in the fall of 2016. The interview was broadcast in November 3rd, 2016. 

This and all full episodes can be viewed HERE.

Dec 7, 2016

The conversation explores the qualities of the Irish people, Irish culture, travel and tourism, Ireland's relationship with Europe as well as the United States and why 2016 is such an important year for the country. Additionally, the Ambassador spoke about her own career and life in Ireland. Her insight into the qualities of the Irish that she sees in herself and family are wonderful and provide an excellent example of the humanity Mr. Wholey brings out of guests in such interviews.

Ambassador Anderson is Ireland's 17th Ambassador to the United States and Ireland's first female Ambassador. 

This interview with Ireland's Ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World in the winter of 2016. The interview was broadcast as episode 1915 on January 7th, 2016. 

 You can view this and all other programs HERE.

« Previous 1 2