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Bob Simon Discusses his Time as an Iraqi Prisoner.

Bob Simon is the CBS News correspondent who was taken prisoner during the gulf war and held for six weeks. He's just written a book about the experience called "Forty Days." (Putnam) In it, he describes the indignity and loss of control he felt as a captive. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Other segments from the episode on May 5, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 5, 1992: Interview with Bob Simon; Interview with B. D. Wong; Review of the Terem Quartet's album "Terem."

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