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544 Days In An Iranian Prison with Jason Rezaian

544 Days In An Iranian Prison with Jason Rezaian

What A Day - October 12, 2021 - 21:04

In July of 2014, Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian and his wife were accused of being spies by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and were arrested. Jason was held captive for 544 days, and he’s the host of Crooked Media’s podcast, “544 Days.” He joins us to discuss his experience in captivity. And in headlines: Merck asked the FDA for emergency use authorization of its experimental COVID-19 pill, Southwest Airlines cancelled thousands of flights since last weekend, and DC Comics announced that the new Superman is bisexual.Show Notes:Listen to “544 Days,” only on Spotify – https://spoti.fi/3v2QX5rFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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