Friday, January 21, 2011

January 20, 1981: The Iran Hostages - 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago yesterday, fifty-two U.S. diplomats and public servants were released after spending 444 days as hostages at the US Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Below is a clip from Andrea Mitchell's show with former hostages Ambassador L. Bruce Laingen (US chargé d'affaires when the embassy was overrun by student protesters) and Ambassador John W. Limbert.


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