On this program This Is America & The World and Dennis Wholey visit the Greek capital of Athens to examine life in Greece today. Dennis speaks with Greece's Minister of Economy and Development, Dimitri Papadimitriou who believes that Greece's economy is headed in the right direction and renowned businessman A.C. Laskaridis about the importance of the country's famous shipping industry. Dennis also talks with Sofia Kouvelaki of The HOME Project about the continuing international refugee crisis and with a 17 year refugee about her dangerous journey from Afghanistan to Greece. Dennis also travels to the campus of the American College of Greece, which welcomes American students to Athens with the assistance of the National Hellenic Society. Filling out this packed episode, Dennis is welcomed aboard the USS Mesa Verde and goes on site at the Acropolis.
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Episode #2051 / Length: 26 minutes