This week, Dennis Wholey speaks with Christos Panagopoulos, Ambassador of Greece to the United States. Their conversation focuses on how Greece has navigated its recent struggles and the ways in which it is firmly moving forward
THIS IS AMERICA VISITS THE WORLD
ONE MINUTE WORLDVIEW: CYPRUS
This week Dennis Wholey visits three historical locations in Southern Europe and the Middle East. The program explores the biblical location of the Pillar of St. Paul in Cyprus, the desert city of Petra in Jordan and the Pyramids of ancient Egypt
This week THIS IS AMERICA visits the Mediterranean island country of the Republic of Cyprus. This program includes interviews with Presidential Commissioner, George Iacovou, the Mayor of the capital city of Nicosia, Eleni Mavrou and visits to historical sites in the capital city. This program is the first installment of a three part series focused on exploring the Republic of Cyprus.
While in the Republic of Cyprus, Dennis Wholey travels to the Troodos mountains to visit 1,000 year old monasteries and churches that are acknowledged as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. In addition, Dennis Wholey speaks with the following Cypriot leaders; Antonis Paschalides, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Andreas Demetriou, Minister of Education and Culture as well as Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This program is the second installment of the three part series, THIS IS AMERICA VISITS CYPRUS.
While in the Republic of Cyprus, Dennis Wholey learns about over 2,000 years of history by visiting a variety of locations that range from a Crusader castle built in the 15th century to tombs from the 3rd century B.C. In addition, Dennis Wholey learns about the unique character and history of the Cypriot people from the following guests; His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II, Tom W. Davis, Ph.D, Director of the Cyprus American Archeological Research Institute, Iaonnis A. Eliades, Director of the Byzantine Museum and Art Gallery. This program is the third installment of the three part series, THIS IS AMERICA VISITS CYPRUS.