On Assignment

FULL EPISODE: On Assignment July 12i
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July 12, 2013 1:57 PM
Segments: The Tragedy of Burma's 'Boat People' 0:50, 1 in 4 People Pay Bribes for Public Services: Global Survey 6:49, All Aboard! Train Brings Science to Kids Across India 11:14, Using Dragon Boating to Fight Breast Cancer 16:30, Spinning Advertisements 21:16

FULL EPISODE: On Assignment July 12

Published July 12, 2013

Segments: The Tragedy of Burma's 'Boat People' 0:50, 1 in 4 People Pay Bribes for Public Services: Global Survey 6:49, All Aboard! Train Brings Science to Kids Across India 11:14, Using Dragon Boating to Fight Breast Cancer 16:30, Spinning Advertisements 21:16

On Assignment

"On Assignment" is a weekly behind-the-scenes look at the VOA reporters and producers reporting the news from around the world.

Broadcast every Friday, On Assignment showcases the best of VOA reporting across the globe, giving front-line journalists the chance to share their experiences from the field, including some of the most challenging and dangerous trouble spots in the world. Each week, hosts Imran Siddiqui and Alex Villarreal give viewers a backstage pass to meet our reporters in the field and hear the stories behind the headlines.
 

 

On Assignment This Week:

 

"Germany’s Anti-Islamization Protests"

"Can Obama Close Guantanamo?"

"Obama’s State of the Union Speech: What It Really Means"

"Why HIV is So Hard to Fight"

 

That, plus New and Old Car Technologies Still in Competition, all in this week's episode of On Assignment.

 

 

How To Watch Us:


On Assignment can be viewed on satellite at the following times:

Friday: 1800-1830 UTC – 340 Channel (LatAm, Asiasat, Afsat, IOR, Eutelsat 340)
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Sunday: 1200-1230 UTC - all satellites, 1600-1630 UTC - all satellites
 

On Assignment is free to television affiliates. If you're interested in carrying it, contact Doug Boynton, Director of the Office of Marketing and Program Placement, at dboynton@bbg.gov, or +1.202.203.4165.


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