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  • American Experience

Who is the Enemy? Revolutionary Iran | PBS

Duration: 02:06
Program: American Experience

Americans were held hostage at the US Embassy in Iran after Carter welcomed the Shah into the United States for medical treatment in 1979. "It was a defining event," says Pollster Pat Caddell. "This is the entire United States government captured, and held illegally under international law and being taunted everyday."

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Post Date: January 25, 2012