Skip to main content
Held Hostage
Held Hostage

Held Hostage

The terrifying story of the people held hostage at an Algerian gas plant by Al Qaeda.

54m 41s

Held Hostage

TV-PG

On January 16, 2013, al-Qaeda terrorists took control of a giant gas facility in Algeria in a siege that lasted four days and led to the deaths of 37 expatriate workers. This show tells in forensic detail and, for the first time, the story of the siege and investigates the circumstances of the attack: Who were the people behind it, why did they attack, and how were they able to pull it off?

Supported by

Your schedule, your shows, your KCTS 9.

You make KCTS 9 possible. Become a member and enjoy the benefit of KCTS 9 Passport, an on-demand library of 1,500+ episodes of your favorite PBS shows.

Only $5/month.

Get Passport