Jefferson Exchange | April 10, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Iran Hikers/Captives See "A Sliver Of Light"

Credit Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Josh Fattal describes his captivity in Iran... and what he learned from it.

Iran was NOT on the itinerary when three American hikers set off in search of adventure in Asia five years ago. 

But Iran became a very long and harrowing stopover for the hikers, who were accused of espionage and imprisoned. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 23, 2013
12:45 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

The Chances For Real Iran/America Dialogue

The Flag of Iran
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Jamal Abdib and Barbara Slavin, Iran observers, talk about current issues and prospects for change.

So Iran's got a new president, he's saying nice things about the United States, he's hinting that there could be comprehensive talks on nuclear materials AND he recently talked to President Obama on the phone. 

But how likely is it that our two countries will not only meet in face-to-face talks, but reach any kind of agreement? 

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