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Finally Home: The Trevor Reed Interview
The Lead with Jake Tapper
May 22, 2022

Last month, former Marine Trevor Reed was released in a prisoner swap after being held in Russia for nearly three years. Tonight, he speaks exclusively to CNN in his first interview since being freed. In this episode of the ‘5 Things’ podcast, Jake talks about how Reed is doing and look at what comes next for him and his family. Plus, a look at the efforts aimed at freeing the many other Americans being held abroad.

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