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Charles Glass Discusses the Hostage Crisis in Lebanon and His Own Experiences as a Hostage.

Journalist and network news correspondent Charles Glass. His new book is "Tribes With Flags: A Dangerous Passage Through the Chaos of the Middle East." (The Atlantic Monthly Press). Glass was kidnapped and held hostage by pro-Iranian terrorists in 1987. He escaped from his captors 62 days later.


Other segments from the episode on May 1, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 1, 1990: Interview with Charles Glass; Interview with Mike Myers; Review of Peter Handke's novel "Absence."


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