You may recognize 38-year-old Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian from a recent episode of 'Parts Unknown.' He and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, spoke with Anthony Bourdain during his visit to Iran. Bourdain describes Jason as a "voice of reason and understanding," who is "proud of his Iranian roots."
Iranian authorities arrested the couple without charges or a trial. Last month Yeganeh was released, but Jason remains behind bars. Jason's brother Ali says he is in solitary confinement and his health is deteriorating.
Anderson spoke with Anthony Bourdain and Ali. They discussed Jason's ordeal and called for his release.
Jason's mother Mary Breme Rezaian recorded an appeal, pleading for her son's freedom.
Land or be intercepted. Officials say that's the choice the crew of a charter plane had to make over Iran. He was flying a group of American military contractors from Afghanistan to Dubai. Tom Foreman explains how this plane ended up in that situation and what Iranian authorities did before allowing them to take off again.
For the past two weeks, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and his wife, journalist Yeganeh Salehi, have been jailed in Iran on unknown charges. CNN's Anthony Bourdain met the couple in Tehran while filming an upcoming episode of 'Parts Unknown.' He spoke to Anderson and described the couple as fantastic ambassadors for a little understood country. Bourdain also discussed the possibility that his interview may have had something to do with their arrest.
Some unscripted moments today for President Obama as he tried to rally support for immigration reform. An audience member interrupted the president's remarks, and called for him to halt deportations. It came on a busy day for the administration which is facing criticism for the nuclear deal with Iran and record low poll numbers. Jim Acosta has the latest.
Wolf discussed the Iran nuclear deal with Mike Doran of the Brookings Institution and Anne-Marie Slaughter,president of the New America Foundation.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour sat down to interview Iranian President Rouhani just after his speech at the United Nations. It comes on the heels of what many are calling a charm offensive. Rouhani used the opportunity to speak directly to the American people.
Anderson discussed the Rouhani interview with Christiane Amanpour, senior political analyst David Gergen, and Mike Doran of the Brookings Institution.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made his debut at the United Nations today. He spoke hours after President Obama stood at the same podium, but the two President did not meet face-to-face. Today's events are raising questions about a possible new chapter in U.S. / Iranian relations. Anderson takes a look at the events that brought the two countries to this point.
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