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Live Talks L.A. Discussion: Jason Rezaian in conversation with Maz Jobrani
January 31 @ 8:00 pmPurchase Required
In July 2014, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian was arrested by Iranian police, accused of spying for America. The charges were absurd. Rezaian’s reporting was a mix of human interest stories and political analysis. He had even served as a guide for Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. Initially, Rezaian thought the whole thing was a terrible misunderstanding, but soon realized that it was much more dire as it became an eighteen-month prison stint with impossibly high diplomatic stakes.
Venue: Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre, New Roads School, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404