How 3 American Detainees Returned Home From North Korea05:42

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President Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for unexpectedly releasing three Americans held as prisoners in North Korea ahead of a planned summit between the two leaders. The detainees arrived back in the U.S. overnight.

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson (@MaraLiasson) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the circumstances of the detainees' capture and release.

This segment aired on May 10, 2018.

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