Published May 02, 2014
Segments: Inside South Korea's Ferry Disaster 0:58, Is 'Heartbleed' Internet Flaw Still a Threat? 7:25, Immigration and the Economy: Helpful or Harmful? 12:31, Foreign Students Adapt to Rigors of US Naval Academy 17:28, Frank Lloyd Wright: Legacy of an American Architect 20:15
"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)
Saturday: 1200-1230 UTC - 340 Channel (Asiasat, EU 240, IOR, AF) 1600 -1630 UTC - 340 Channel (Newskies, IOR, Afsat, Eutelsat 340)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or +184.108.40.20665.
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