This Is America & The World continues to explore Africa's complexities and importance to the world through annual Africa focused roundtables. For our 2018 Africa Roundtable, Dennis Wholey speaks with a variety of experts who have devoted their lives to the region. The first part of the two part roundtable explores why the guests have focused their professional carriers on Africa and its personal importance to their lives. Guests include Dr. J. Peter Pham, Vice President for Research & Regional Initiatives... [see more] and Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council; Vivian Lowery Derryck, President and CEO of the The Bridges Institute (Former Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID); Mr. Abe Selassie, Director of the Africa Department at the International Monetary Fund; and Mr. Joshua Meservey, Senior Policy Analyst for Africa and the Middle East at The Heritage Foundation.
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.