radio / American Café

    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.

    May 2016

    May 24, 2016

    VOA American Cafe: Synthesizing Voices for Those Who Cannot Speak.

    Rupal Patel is the CEO and founder of VocaliD, whose software creates custom speech patterns for people unable to speak - like those with cerebral palsy, ALS, or traumatic brain injury. She spoke with VOA American Café host David Byrd.


    May 17, 2016

    VOA American Café: Addiction: How we get caught; how to get free.

    Do you struggle with addiction? How about depression? Is there a biochemical reason for that? We'll talk to two experts today about how addiction starts - and how to get free.

    May 2016