Theo Padnos, Journalist and Author, kidnapped in Syria, October 2012
Nancy Curtis, Mother of Theo Padnos
Amy Rosen, Cousin of Theo Padnos
Lawrence Wright, Staff Writer, The New Yorker
With James Bennet, The Atlantic
James Bennet is the president and editor in chief of The Atlantic.
Theo Padnos is an American freelance journalist who was held hostage for almost two years in Syria before being released in August 2014. He published a detailed account of his captivity in The New York Times Magazine on 29 October 2014.
Lawrence Wright is an author, screenwriter, playwright, and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine.