Prosecutor Recalls His 'Friends,' The Kidnappers

Federal prosecutor Stanley Alpert was kidnapped off the streets of Manhattan 11 years ago. He discusses his memoir, The Birthday Party with Madeleine Brand. He also explains how he survived the 25-hour ordeal, befriended his kidnappers and helped the FBI apprehend the gang.

This piece originally aired Feb. 8, 2007.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.