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This edition: Haiti Today - History & Culture

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Episode Details

Original tape date: May 24, 2018.

First aired: June 8, 2018.

While on location in the Republic of Haiti, THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD explores the country's wonderfully vibrant and rich culture. Dennis hears about the exciting and evolving art scene in Haiti and the crucial role Voodoo plays in the culture of Haiti. Dennis also travels to northern Haiti to see a variety of stunning tourism sites available to visitors and gets a personal history lesson about Haiti when he visits the historic sites of the Sans-Souci Palace and the massive Citadelle Laferrière. These dramatic locations tell the powerful story of Haiti's independence and reveal that Haiti is far more than negative news stories about poverty but a country of immense depth and rare beauty.