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Jason Rezaian

Jason Rezaian is an Iranian-American journalist who served as Tehran bureau chief for The Washington Post. He was convicted of espionage in a closed-door trial in Iran in 2015.
Recent episodes featuring Jason Rezaian
Jason Rezaian, "Prisoner"
After Words
The [Washington Post]'s Jason Rezaian discusses the 544 days he was held in an Iranian prison. He's interviewed by Rep. Jared Huffman of California.
PRISONER by Jason Rezaian, read by Jason Rezaian
Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine
An account of the 544 days that Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief, was imprisoned in Iran, accused of spying for America. His harrowing story of arrest and imprisonment in Iran is also a detailed account of one Iranian-American's love affair with the land of his heritage and how it goes horribly wrong due to the suspicions of its government. Published by Harper Audio. Read the full review of PRISONER at audiofilemagazine.com   For more free audiobook recommendations, sign up for AudioFile Magazine’s newsletter.  On today’s episode are host Jo Reed and AudioFile Magazine reviewer Jonathan Smith.
Journalist Jason Rezaian On His 544 Days In Iranian Prison
Fresh Air
After being accused of being a spy, 'Washington Post' Tehran Bureau Chief Jason Rezaian was held in Iran's notorious Evin Prison for two and a half years. Throughout it all, he never considered giving up on writing and reporting. He talked to Terry Gross about his imprisonment and release. His memoir is 'Prisoner.'
Episode 55: Jason Rezaian
C-SPAN Radio - C-SPAN's The Weekly
This week's guest is Washington Post Global Opinion Writer Jason Rezaian. In 2012 he moved to Iran, serving as the Washington Post foreign affairs correspondent based in Tehran. Two years later in 2014 he was taken hostage by Iranian authorities, convicted in a closed door trial, and held for 544 days. He joins us to talk about his experience in Iran and what might be in store now that the United States has withdrawn from the Iran Nuclear deal.
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Mar 15th, 1976
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2 hours, 18 minutes