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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Carter on the Enemy: Revolutionary Iran

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 02:07
  • Rating: NR
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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