Hostage


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Documentary special about the Beirut hostage crisis from 1984 to 1991. Former hostages, including Americans Terry Anderson, David Jacobsen, Tom Sutherland and Joe Cicippio, Britons John McCarthy and Terry Waite, and Irishman Brian Keenan, share the hardships each experienced. Giandomenico Picco, at

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary special about the Beirut hostage crisis from 1984 to 1991. Former hostages, including Americans Terry Anderson, David Jacobsen, Tom Sutherland and Joe Cicippio, Britons John McCarthy and Terry Waite, and Irishman Brian Keenan, share the hardships each experienced. Giandomenico Picco, at that time United Nations Assistant Secretary General, shares the secret diplomacy that resolved the crisis, and Hezbollah leaders explain the kidnappers' actions.

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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