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    Join host David Byrd as he talks to some of the fascinating people who help make life in America what it is. Whether its health, technology, entertainment, or culture we’ll meet the folks who make America unique.

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    Tuesday July 26, 2016

    He's known for his novel Wicked, which tells the Wizard of Oz story from the Wicked Witch of the West's perspective. The book has become a Tony-award winning musical and an international smash. Now Gregory Maguire has written a new take on Alice in Wonderland, After Alice. He spoke with VOA American Cafe host David Byrd about the book, and what literature means for all of us.

    July 2014

    July 31, 2014

    American Café

    Join us at the American Café. Every weekend, host Ira Mellman introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life.


    July 24, 2014

    American Café

    Join us at the American Café. Every weekend, host Ira Mellman introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life.


    July 17, 2014

    American Café

    Join us at the American Café. Every weekend, host Ira Mellman introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life.


    July 10, 2014

    American Café

    Join us at the American Café. Every weekend, host Ira Mellman introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life.


    July 03, 2014

    American Café

    Join us at the American Café. Every weekend, host Ira Mellman introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life.

    July 2014