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March 19, 2014
Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal

A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran

March 19, 2014 - Segment 4 - We meet Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal. They were arrested along the border between Iraq and Iran in 2009. They were accused by the Iranian authorities of being spies, though no evidence was ever presented to support that claim. Sarah Shourd was released 14 months later, and Bauer and Fattal were released in September 2011.
July 25, 2013
Shane Bauer

Shane Bauer On Solitary Confinement

July 24, 2013 Segment 2 - We sit down with Shane Bauer, an independent journalist based in Oakland who wrote an article about solitary confinement for Mother Jones titled "Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside American Prisons."
June 26, 2013
solitary

Solitary Confinement

June 26, 2013 - Segment 3 - Sarah Childress, reporter for the PBS investigative series Frontline, talks about her recent article on solitary confinement in the United States.