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Andrew Brunson on surviving 2 years in a Turkish prison

Clip: 10/24/2019 | 9m Video has closed captioning.

Andrew Brunson, an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for two years, inspired global prayers for his safe release. Now, he’s written a book, “God’s Hostage,” about the ordeal, which hardened American relations with NATO ally Turkey. Nick Schifrin talks to Pastor Brunson and New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, who advocated for Brunson’s release, about faith, despair and diplomacy.

Aired: 10/24/19

Rating: NR

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