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French Journalist Recalls Iraq Hostage Ordeal

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French Journalist Recalls Iraq Hostage Ordeal

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French Journalist Recalls Iraq Hostage Ordeal

French Journalist Recalls Iraq Hostage Ordeal

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NPR's Jacki Lyden talks with Georges Malbrunot, reporter for France's Le Figaro newspaper, who was held hostage for four months in Iraq. The release of Malbrunot, along with a French radio reporter and their driver, was one piece of good news to come out of Iraq in 2004.