Today in History: Terry Anderson

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Terry Anderson

On March 16, 1985, Terry Anderson, an Associated Press bureau chief, was taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon. He was held captive for over six years by Hezbollah. Of all the hostages, Anderson was held the longest. Here he is speaking in a press conference on December 6, 1991 after his release.

Thanks to WNYC Archivist Andy Lanset