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.
||CleanThe State of Religious Freedom Around the World - July 16, 2018||A U.S. report on the state of religious freedom around the world paints a dire picture for religious minorities in places like Myanmar, Iraq and Turkey. On Press Conference USA, host Rebecca Ward and VOA Persian Service Editor Michael Lipin speak with Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz, a Vice Chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation with Oanh Ngo Usadi - July 06, 2018||Oanh Ngo Usadi discusses her heartrending and funny memoir, “Of Monkey Bridges and Bánh Mì Sandwiches: from Saigon to Texas,” with host Carol Castiel and Minh Dao, Editor in VOA’s Vietnamese Service. Ngo Usadi writes poignantly about her life before and after the fall of Saigon to the communist north, from the Mekong Delta to refugee camps in Malaysia and the Philippines, to her ultimate resettlement as an immigrant in the small Texas town of Port Arthur.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Edition: High-Tech Agriculture - June 29, 2018||Along with typical agricultural equipment like tractors, balers and harvesters, farmers of today are depending on modern technology such as computers, wireless communications and satellites to produce a high yield of crops. Rick Pantaleo talks with D. Ken Giles, Professor with the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of California, Davis; Allen Van Deynze, Plant geneticist and lead researcher, Seed Biotechnology Center, University of California, Davis and Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank about the high-tech evolution of farming||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBirds of a Feather - June 22, 2018||Keeping track of birds worldwide is only part of the goal of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY. VOA's Rebecca Ward speaks with two experts in the avian field at Cornell University - Eduardo Inigo-Elias, a Senior Research Associate in Conservation Science and Ian Davies, the eBird Project Coordinator.||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|