Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is facing off against Congressman Mike Turner and local politicians over her offer to help house some of the immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S.
West Encounters East- Friday, July 19 at 10p on WOSU TV
The Brazilian capital of Sao Paulo hosts the largest Japanese population outside of Japan. Within this little-known niche, the result of a century-old diaspora, lies a thriving arts community. WEST ENCOUNTERS EAST explores the unique fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in the works of well-known and emerging Japanese-Brazilian artists. The documentary examines their lifestyles,traditions, culture and art while exploring the themes of immigration, dual identity, alienation and assimilation in their work.