January 9, 2015

Listen: NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley Live From Hostage Scene In Paris

By Erica R. Hendry

Police mobilize with reports of a hostage situation at Port de Vincennes on January 9, 2015 in Paris, France.

Police mobilize with reports of a hostage situation at Port de Vincennes on January 9, 2015 in Paris, France.

“Five really loud booms” rang out Friday on the Eastern end of Paris  as police tried to free hostages from a neighborhood grocery store—the second such hostage situation to break out after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Eleanor Beardsley called in to our Friday News Roundup from the scene to talk about the dual hostage situations and local reaction to them.

“It’s surreal, Diane … It’s the beautiful city of Paris and you have this horrible hostage strong-arm at the same time,” she said.

Listen to her Q+A with our panel of journalists below

Live From Paris: NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley

Listen: NPR Correspondent Eleanor Beardsley’s Q+A with our Friday roundup panel.

Listen to the full show here. 

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