Book Discussion on Growing Up bin Laden

Jean Sasson talked by remote access from Atlanta about her book, Growing Up bin Laden: Osama’s Wife and Son Take Us Inside Their… read more

Jean Sasson talked by remote access from Atlanta about her book, Growing Up bin Laden: Osama’s Wife and Son Take Us Inside Their Secret World (St. Martin’s Press; October 27, 2009). Written in cooperation with Osama bin Laden’s first wife, Najwa, and his fourth son, Omar, the book takes an inside look at Osama bin Ladens' family life and transformation into a terrorist leader. Ms. Sasson talked about how she came to write this book due to the access they allowed her. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Jean Sasson is the author of several books, including Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia and Mayada, Daughter of Iraq: One Woman’s Survival Under Saddam Hussein. close

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Book Discussion on Growing Up bin Laden

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 27, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 8, 2009

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  • Oct 27, 2009 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Nov 07, 2009 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2009 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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