Madeleine Brand has had a long career in public media. Most recently, she was special correspondent for KCET's award-winning nightly news show SoCal Connected. Prior to that, she created and hosted her own daily public radio news show.
Last month, America Abroad spoke with former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, to discuss the relationship with the US and the stagnated peace process. The settlement issue came up quickly.
The 90s series of rock festivals, known as The Tibetan Freedom Concert, was a result of a random encounter between a 23-year-old American activist and Adam Yauch.
“We have this window, but a very small window,” says a Dalai Lama’s representative regarding coming to an understanding with China
US Campaign for Burma policy advocate Myra Dahgaypaw talks about growing up as an internally displaced ethnic minority in Karen State, Myanmar, and her work to bring change to her home country.
Aung San Suu Kyi is not only the daughter of Aung San, a beloved figure who secured Burma’s independence from Britain, but she's also an icon in her own right. Biographer Peter Popham talks about her rise to prominence and her political future.