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1991

Terry Anderson freed in Lebanon

On this day in 1991, Islamic militants in Lebanon release kidnapped American journalist Terry Anderson after 2,454 days in captivity.As chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, Anderson covered the long-running civil war in Lebanon (1975-1990). On 16 March 1985, he was kidnapped on a west Beirut street while leaving a tennis court. His captors took him to the southern suburbs o... Read more >