Episode 40 – Terry Waite

This episode’s guest is Terry Waite.  Terry is a humanitarian, an author and a speaker.  In the 1980s he was appointed as special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury during which time he became an experienced hostage negotiator.  However, on a 1987 trip to Beiruit, he himself was taken hostage and held captive from almost five years, most of them in solitary confinement.  He is the author of six book including Taken on Trust, Solitude and Travels with a Primate, is the co-founder and president of Y-care international, president of Emmaus for the homeless and founder of Hostage UK, an organisation designed to support the families of hostages.  Recorded in Suffolk, UK.