Former Captive Ingrid Betancourt on the ‘Light We Have Inside’

BY Margaret Warner  November 4, 2010 at 5:48 PM EDT

Ingrid Betancourt, a French-Colombian politician, was held by Colombia’s notorious FARC rebels for more than six years. In July 2008, she was freed in a daring military rescue. We talked to her recently about the lessons she learned about how the human spirit functions in adversity in an interview about her new memoir, “Even Silence Has an End.” Watch an excerpt here:

Video edited by Larisa Epatko

Watch Margaret Warner’s full interview with Ingrid Betancourt on Thursday’s NewsHour.