Book Discussion on Sliver of Light

Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd talked about their book, A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran, in which they… read more

Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd talked about their book, A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran, in which they tell their story of being captured and imprisoned by the Iranians after hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2009. All three were charged with spying and entering Iran illegally. Sarah Shourd was held for a year before being released on bail, while Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal remained in prisonuntil 2011. All three said they experienced psychological torture and extreme isolation while in prison. This event was hosted by the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC. close

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Book Discussion on Sliver of Light

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318421-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2014
Last Aired:
May 4, 2014

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  • Apr 06, 2014 | 7:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2014 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2014 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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