American Experience

Carter on the Enemy: Revolutionary Iran

  • Posted: 3/8/2013
    • Length: 02:07
    • Plays: ???
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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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