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The Hostages the World Forgot

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 25, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 35:06

When the "Albedo" was hijacked, its crew was abandoned to their fate by their employer, who was unable to pay the $20 million ransom. For years the hostages stayed, until Colonel John Steed launched a mission to rescue them. The hostages themselves conspired with him to come up with an ingenious escape plan. Guest: Colin Freeman, author of "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: The Mission to Rescue the Hostages the World Forgot" Image Credit: Omar Sheikh Ali