THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with The Washington Post's, Jason Rezaian. The conversation focuses on Mr. Rezaian's new book, Prisoner. Working as Tehran's Bureau Chief of The Washington Post, Mr. Rezaian was arrested by Iranian Intelligence and charged as a spy for the US government and spent 544 days in Iran's Evin Prison before being freed through the efforts of his family, the Post and the US government.