Nov 7, 2022
The Kennedy Library and GBH partnered for an exclusive preview* and discussion of the new PBS American Experience documentary "Taken Hostage," which tells the story of the Iran hostage crisis, when more than 52 American diplomats, Marines and civilians were held hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran on November 4, 1979. Former hostage and press attaché to the U.S. Embassy Barry Rosen, his wife Barbara, and director Robert Stone discussed the film and explored this history with American Experience executive producer Cameo George.
*Note: This JFK Library Forum podcast episode includes only the discussion portion of the event. To watch the documentary, visit https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/taken-hostage/.