On this program This Is America & The World and Dennis Wholey visit the Greek capital of Athens to examine the state of the country today. Dennis speaks with Greece's Minister of Economy and Development, Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and renowned businessman A.C. Laskaridis about Greece's economy and debt crisis. To learn about the refugee crisis in Greece, Dennis visits Sofia Kouvelaki of the HOME Project which provides shelter for refugee children and talks with a 17 year old girl about her harrowing... [see more] journey from Afghanistan to Greece. Dennis also visits the American College of Greece which welcomes foreign students to Athens with the assistance of the US based National Hellenic Society. Dennis experiences the historic and the modern with a visit to the cutting edge Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and the stunning ancient site of the Acropolis.
THIS IS AMERICA is a weekly public affairs television series hosted by Dennis Wholey. Conversations with opinion leaders, newsmakers and extraordinary Americans. Dennis talks with guests on their home turf, where they're most comfortable and most likely to reveal their true selves.