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10 September 2009 

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Carol Castiel hosts a panel of experts on opposite sides of a controversial issue [28 minutes; updated Sundays after 1830 UTC]


Issues in the News
Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world [30 minutes; updated Sundays after 1330 UTC]


Our World
Host Art Chimes examines global issues in science, technology, agriculture, and the environment [22 minutes; updated Saturdays after 03:27 UTC]


Press Conference USA
Journalists interview newsmakers on critical issues facing the U.S. and the world [28 minutes; updated Saturdays after 1730 UTC]


Reporter's Notebook
A review of the week's top news stories with the VOA correspondents who covered them [30 minutes; updated Fridays after 1430 UTC]


Ted Landphair's America
This is a far-ranging, highly personal exploration of American life by a veteran Voice of America reporter and essayist. Ted will focus on some of the thousands of places he has visited and written about as an international broadcaster and author of more than 50 'coffee table' books.

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Special English TV
Each Sunday, five of our short features are broadcast on satellite television. Each feature is about four minutes long and has captions

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15 Minute Features
People in America (Sunday), This Is America (Monday), Science in the News (Tuesday), Explorations (Wednesday), The Making of a Nation (Thursday), American Mosaic (Friday), American Stories (Saturday)


4 Minute Features
Development Report (Monday), Agriculture Report (Tuesday), Health Report (Wednesday), Education Report (Thursday), Economics Report (Friday)


5 Minute Features
In the News (Saturday), Words and Their Stories (Sunday)


Special English Radio: 30 Minutes of News and Features
Special English news and feature programs use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts.


A weekly five-minute analysis of American English. Lively and topical interviews with English teachers, linguists, authors and other guests. Transcripts and archives: http://www.voanews.com/wordmaster

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Africa News Tonight
A news magazine show offering correspondent reports, interviews, features, music and sports [60 minutes]


Daybreak Africa
A look at the latest developments on the continent each morning, with news and interviews, business and sports [30 minutes]


Chinedu Offor hosts this live call-in health program that puts listeners directly in touch with medical professionals [30 minutes]


A light-hearted public affairs show that takes a look at everyday life [30 minutes]


Nightline Africa
This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments [60 minutes]


Sonny Side of Sports Friday
VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends from around the continent [30 minutes]


Straight Talk (simulcast)
Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans [simulcast; 30 minutes]


Studio 7 for Zimbabwe
An innovative news program in which listeners set the agenda [30 minutes]


Up Front
On this fresh, fast-paced show, co-hosts located in the U.S. and in Africa talk to teens and young adults about trends, lifestyles, health, entertainment, and other issues touching listeners’ lives [30 minutes]