Press Conference USA - Voice of America
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Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture.
||CleanJ. Peter Pham - Africa Update - Press Conference USA - January 20, 2017||Host Carol Castiel and VOA broadcaster and host of Nightline Africa, Peter Clottey, talk with J. Peter Pham, Vice President for Research and Regional Initiatives and Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, about a variety of “hot spots” on the continent, including the DRC, the Gambia and South Sudan. They also discuss the significance of an 11th hour decision by the outgoing Obama Administration to lift a series of sanctions on Khartoum.||20 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Barone - Press Conference USA - January 13, 2017||Host Carol Castiel talks with Michael Barone, historian and Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), who is also a senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner, about what to expect from the incoming Trump administration. He places President-elect Donald Trump within the American historical context of previous presidencies.||13 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience 2016 - Press Conference USA - January 06, 2017||On this Science Edition of Press Conference USA, host Rick Pantaleo talks with a group of VOA science reporters about some of the most newsworthy science stories of 2016. The topics include self-driving automobile technology, climate change and the discoveries of the theoretical Planet 9 on the outskirts of the solar system, and Proxima B, Earth’s closest extrasolar planet.||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPress Conference USA - Risks & Benefits of Digital Age - December 30, 2016||Amy Webb, futurist, Founder of Future Today Institute and author of “The Signals are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe is Tomorrow’s Mainstream,” talks with host Carol Castiel and Rick Pantaleo, author of Science World blog, about the risks and benefits associated with the Digital Age, including incidents of hacking and spreading of false news.||30 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|