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VOA TV Show to Iran Skewers With Satire (VOA On Assignment July 26)i
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July 26, 2013 1:37 PM
The producers behind VOA's award-winning satire program to Iran "OnTen" talk with On Assignment's Alex Villareal about the roots and the role of their program. Executive producer Saman Arbabi and host Arash Sobhani say they aim to deconstruct the news coming out of Iran and encourage dialogue among the voices often unheard, doing it all with humor.

VOA TV Show to Iran Skewers With Satire (VOA On Assignment July 26)

Published July 26, 2013

The producers behind VOA's award-winning satire program to Iran "OnTen" talk with On Assignment's Alex Villareal about the roots and the role of their program. Executive producer Saman Arbabi and host Arash Sobhani say they aim to deconstruct the news coming out of Iran and encourage dialogue among the voices often unheard, doing it all with humor.

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