Former Hostage Speaks

Frank Kruse, former Newton Senior High School debate teacher, and Kathryn Koob, a former NHS theater teacher, pose with a newspaper from 1980. Koob was one of the individuals held hostage for 444 days in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Koob spoke about her experiences at the Capitol II Theater following a showing of “Argo” on Sunday afternoon.



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etween jobs and economy, which will be more important to you as you vote this year?
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