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The Influence of Islamic Fundamentalists in the Arab World

New York Times reporter Chris Hedges is based in Cairo, where he covers the Middle East. Terry will talk with him about the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in countries like Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, and Jordan. She'll also talk with Hedges bout being held captive at the end of the Gulf War by Saddam's Republican Guard. He was held along with NPR's Neil Conan.


Other segments from the episode on January 5, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 5, 1993: Interview with Chris Hedges; Interview with Johnetta Cole; Review of the television shows "Space Rangers" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine."


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