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 distributed nationally on PBS. 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.
On this program Dennis Wholey is on location in the Republic of Benin in West Africa to speak with U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor. Their conversion touches on many facets of life in Benin and the country’s relationship with the region, as well as with the United States. Ambassador Raynor’s extensive knowledge of the African continent and his enthusiasm for his work in Benin make for an energetic and informative glimpse into a country often ignored by the West.