Held Captive: Hostages Share Their Experiences

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Clara Rojas was held captive for almost six years in the jungles of Colombia. After her release in January, she says she feels reborn. Guests and callers discuss the experience of being held hostage — from the feeling of powerlessness, to the terrifying interrogations, to relations with captors.


Vincent Cochetel, held hostage in Chechnya while working for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

John Limbert, held hostage in Iran in 1979; now retired from the U.S. Department of State



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