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Terry A. Anderson  
DEFINITION
  • The journalist Terry A. Anderson was the longest-held American during the Lebanon hostage crisis, having endured 2,454 days of captivity. One of the first Americans to be abducted in Beirut, and the last to be set free, Anderson's nearly seven years in captivity mark the era of hostage-taking in Lebanon. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Anderson, Terry A. (1949–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Terry_A._Anderson
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