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This edition: Greece Today - Part II





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Episode Details

Original tape date: July 13, 2017.

First aired: July 24, 2017.

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 Thanasis 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 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.