© 2020 Texas Public Radio
Real. Reliable. Texas Public Radio.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

'Bring Them Home' tells story of one of many Americans being held hostage by foreign governments

A still from "Bring Them Home." (The Washington Post)
A still from "Bring Them Home." (The Washington Post)

A growing number of Americans are being held hostage by foreign governments for political gain.

One of them is Emad Shargi, an Iranian-American businesses man detained in Iran under unsubstantiated espionage charges since 2018. His family’s efforts to free him are the subject of “Bring Them Home,” a new documentary film from Washington Post Opinions.

Kate Woodsome, co-director of the documentary and senior editor of Opinions video at the Post, to tell us about this new era of geopolitics.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.