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5. Not without my daughter

 This post is the fifth in a series which starts HERE (although they do not need to be read in order).

(March 1999)

My six month old baby is wailing in her father’s arms in Tunis airport. 515 more words


My Name is Mahtob by Mahtob Mahmoody

My Name is Mahtob is written from the perspective of the daughter from the book and motion picture, Not Without My Daughter; Mahtob Mahmoody. She shares her memories of how her mother and her escaped Iran and made it back to the United States. 299 more words


Not Without My Daughter

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Not Without My Daughter


Brian Gilbert


  • Sally Field as Betty Mahmoody
  • Alfred Molina as Sayed Bozorg ‘Moody’ Mahmoody
  • Sheila Rosenthal as Mahtob Mahmoody…
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Movie Reviews

Censored 2015: Inspiring We the People; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2013- 2014

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation’s oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. 229 more words

Inspirational Men

My Name is Mahtob

In 1987, the American Betty Mahmoody wrote the book Not Without My Daughter, a true account of how she and her daughter, Mahtob, escaped from Betty’s abusive husband, Sayed, who was holding them hostage in his home country of Iran. 207 more words

Book Reviews

Speaking of Real Stories...

Not Without My Daughter” by Betty Mahmoody.

The Pulitzer-Prize nominated, internationally best-selling book, “Not Without My Daughter,” written by Betty Mahmoody after her miraculous escape along with her daughter, recounts the horrors of eighteen months of their unimaginable journey to freedom. 468 more words

Betty Mahmoody