Posted on 01/27/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Journalist Jason Rezaian spent 544 days — about a year and a half — in Iran’s notorious Evin prison and lived to tell the tale.

Leading up to the release of his memoir, Prisoner, he appeared on NPR twice to discuss his ordeal and how it still affects him today, years later.

One effect it didn’t have? Making him regret working in journalism.

You can listen to both interviews below or read the transcript for his (shorter) Morning Edition appearance and his (longer) Fresh Air conversation.

Categories: Author Interview

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