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.
In this special program shot on location in Japan, Dennis Wholey speaks to a variety of fascinating guests about American investment in Japan. While traveling throughout the country, Dennis visits with guests such as Amazon's Jeff Hayashida to discuss Amazon's stunning Kawasaki Fulfillment Center as well as Rod Morgan of Micron Memory which has chosen Hiroshima, Japan as a major site for its state of the art data storage development and manufacturing facility. Additionally, Dennis meets with Katsuhito Asai of Agilis GTRI Japan Inc. to learn about how the US and Japan are working together on gene therapy research and visits Kaihara, a family-owned textile company that has existed for over 100 years and is known for making high quality denim for many well known American brands.