#320 | The Florida & Munich Hostage Disasters

English Learning for Curious Minds

01-12-2022 • 23 minutos

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In this episode, we look at two of the most famous hostage crises of the 20th century: the Florida Hostage Crisis and the Munich Hostage Crisis.

Both took place within a year of each other and went on to have a lasting impact on the world of hostage negotiation.

  • Introduction to the Florida Hostage Crisis of 1971
  • The unusual trio arrive on the runway
  • The situation turns nasty
  • The FBI is alerted
  • Arriving in Jacksonville
  • The end of the hostage crisis
  • Why did this hostage crisis go so badly wrong?
  • The 6-Day War & Black September
  • The Israeli block is attacked
  • The kidnappers make their demands
  • Errors in the German response
  • The hostages are taken to Furstenfeldbruck airfield
  • The crisis goes terribly wrong
  • The aftermath of the Munich Hostage Crisis

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/florida-munich-hostages


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