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Jack Carr's take on the events of April 24, 1980, nearly 6 months into the Iran hostage crisis

Over 300 Iranians stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, on Nov. 4, 1979 — taking 66 Americans hostage. The embassy had been attacked and occupied in February of that same year but had been quickly returned to U.S. control. Rising from the chaos of the Iranian Revolution and loyal to Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini, the Iranians held 52 Americans hostage …

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