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American Café - Voice of America
9 minutes | Apr 2, 2019
Diet and Cancer: American Café April 2, 2019 - April 02, 2019
This is the second part of our two-part series about how what we eat can affect whether we get - or survive - cancer. Last week we heard from cancer survivor James Templeton. This week, we hear from four experts on the role diet plays in preventing - and fighting - cancer.
10 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
Fighting Cancer: One Man's Story. American Café March 26, 2019 - March 26, 2019
Author James Templeton was diagnosed with stage four melanoma in 1985 but has lived cancer free for years. In this week's show he tells us how he fought for his life - and won.
8 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Tales of Home: American Café March 19, 2019 - March 19, 2019
This week we hear two tales of home. Tim Exton visits a tent city in Seattle, Washington, where the homeless are putting their lives back together. Then Angelina Bagdasaryan takes us to a colorful home in California made of mosaic tiles.
8 minutes | Mar 12, 2019
For the Tech of It: American Café March 12, 2019 - March 12, 2019
This week we hear about how technology is being used to solve cold crime cases. Then we'll meet the developers of a new baton that helps blind musicians know what a conductor wants.
8 minutes | Mar 6, 2019
Where Are You From? American Café March 6, 2019 - March 06, 2019
Who am I? Where do I come from? Those questions are at the center of this week's show. Hear about an art exhibit that highlights African and African American heritage. Then we meet a photographer whose images documented life in Manhattan's Chinatown for nearly 40 years.
5 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Navigating the New Economy: American Café February 26, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Recent news has been full of companies like Sears and Payless closing stores and laying off workers. The time when a person could work for one company for life is rapidly vanishing. This week we talk with author and consultant Cheryl Cran about preparing for the new economy, where freelance will be the model.
11 minutes | Feb 19, 2019
Oscars 2019: American Café February 19, 2019 - February 19, 2019
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out its annual "Oscars" this week. We sit down with VOA entertainment reporter Penelope Poulou to get her predictions of who will take home the coveted statuettes.
9 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Foreign Films and Female Filmmakers: American Café February 12, 2019 - February 12, 2019
This week, Penelope Poulou tells us about the five films nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Then we meet a female Muslim film director looking to make her mark in Tinsel Town.
9 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
Grand Romance: Singer Vincent Niclo American Café February 6, 2019 - February 06, 2019
French tenor Vincent Niclo has had platinum record sales in his home country but is making his first tour of the United States. Niclo is touring with soprano superstar and former UNESCO artist for Peace Sarah Brightman in support of her "Hymn" CD. Niclo sat down with VOA American Café when the tour stopped in Washington.
9 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
Not What U Think: American Café January 29, 2019 - January 29, 2019
This week, we meet a Maryland photographer who uses her art to help women battling breast cancer. Then we travel to New York to meet a policeman who uses his DJ skills to reach his community.
14 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Overwhelming Joy: American Café January 22, 2019 - January 22, 2019
This week, we talk with Valorie Kondos Field, the UCLA gymnastics coach who helped lead Katelyn Ohashi to her electrifying floor routine that has gone viral online.
9 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
Music and Healing: American Café January 15, 2019 - January 15, 2019
This week we feature two stories of music and healing. Dr. Kenny Davin Fine tells us how music can be a powerful aid to healing. Then we meet Brandon Mendenhall, who overcame childhood cerebral palsy to become the founder and guitarist of The Mendenhall Experiment.
6 minutes | Jan 10, 2019
New Year, New You: American Café January 10, 2019 - January 10, 2019
This time of year is often when people make changes - a new job, eat better, manage our money. But what if it's time for an internal house cleaning? How do you get rid of toxic relationships? What do you do when relationships end? This week, we talk with two authors with insight on a new year and a new you.
8 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
Surviving the Holidays: American Café December 18, 2018 - December 18, 2018
This time of year is called 'the most wonderful time' by some. But it can also be painful. How do you survive getting together with family members you might not like? And what if you're alone? We talk to three experts about navigating holiday stresses on this week's American Café
9 minutes | Dec 11, 2018
Hope and Healing: American Café December 11, 2018 - December 11, 2018
This week we visit the One House art project which highlights the diversity of American society and the many stories of people who come here. Then we'll visit a special clinic that is helping musicians stay in playing form.
8 minutes | Dec 4, 2018
Something in the Water: American Café December 4, 2018 - December 04, 2018
This week, we visit the Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, where water plays a big role in how the bourbon tastes. Then Steve Baragona takes us to Baltimore, Maryland, where scientists are purifying water using algae.
8 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
American Icons: American Café November 27, 2018 - November 27, 2018
For generations, the Statue of Liberty has greeted people coming to the United States through New York Harbor. This week, we visit the site of a new museum dedicated to Lady Liberty. Then we travel to New Orleans, Louisiana, the birthplace of jazz for some foot-stomping good times at Preservation Hall.
12 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
Forgive and Forget? Not Quite: American Café November 20, 2018 - November 20, 2018
This week the holiday season gets into full swing in the United States. But often the hoped for joy of the season is poisoned by anger, bitterness, or resentment. This week, host David Byrd chats with rabbi/cantor Judy Greenfeld from Nachshon Minyan in Encino, California, about how forgiveness can help free us from the bad things that bind us.
8 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Mindfulness and Gratitude: Author Julie Potiker American Café November 13, 2018 - November 13, 2018
You might have heard of mindfulness or being present. But how do you do that? What role does gratitude play in having a happy, stress-free life? This week, we chat with Julie Potiker, the author of "Life Falls Apart, but You Don't have to: Mindful Methods for Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos."
9 minutes | Nov 7, 2018
2018 Elections: now What? American Café November 7, 2018 - November 07, 2018
What do the 2018 midterm election results mean for Donald Trump's presidency? How will having the Democrats in control of the House of Representatives affect his plans? What does it mean for the country? VOA Chief Political Correspondent Jim Malone stops by to answer those and other questions on this week's show.
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