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Jason Rezaian on Life After Imprisonment in Iran

Former Washington Post bureau chief joins Larry Wilmore to talk about his long imprisonment, growing up Iranian in America, and avocados

Reporter Jason Rezaian Discusses His New Book On His Imprisonment In Iran Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Larry Wilmore is joined by Jason Rezaian, the former Washington Post Tehran bureau chief who was held hostage in Iran for 544 days, from 2014 to 2016. They talk about Rezaian’s experience growing up in America as an Iranian (14:11), being imprisoned by the Iranian government (33:47), and trying to bring avocados to Iran (48:00).

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