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. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the the world.
This week Dennis Wholey is in the Republic of Kazakhstan to discuss the future of this unique Central Asian country. Through various interviews, Dennis learns about how Kazakhstan is planning to host the upcoming “Expo 2017” as it devotes serious effort towards green technology and renewable energy. Dennis also explores Kazakhstan’s creative way of educating its younger generations and securing a bright future for its growing and modern work force. Lastly, Dennis finds that while the country’s plans for the future are developing in many directions, its rich cultural history cannot be ignored. Among many interviews Dennis visits a cutting edge solar plant and the ancient city of Turkestan.