The Promised Podcast: Entebbe, Then and Now

PART 3: On the Entebbe rescue's fortieth anniversery, what enduring imprint did this stunning event leave on the country?

The crowd lifting the squadron leader of the rescue planes on their return to Israel from Entebbe in July 1976.
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On the fortieth anniversary of the miraculous Entebbe rescue, as the children who were then hostages are now grandparents, Allison, Don, and Noah ask: What enduring imprint did this stunning event leave on the country?

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The Promised Podcast is an inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a radio show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO guy who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society. The show is hosted by Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman, and Noah Efron.