Iranian Hostage Rescue Attempt Announcement

President Carter announced that he had canceled a planned rescue of fifty-two Americans who had been held hostage in Iran since November 1979. During the withdrawal eight service members were killed in an aircraft collision.

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Iranian Hostage Rescue Attempt Announcement

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Program ID:
101119-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Address
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2011

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 1998 | 11:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 1998 | 8:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 1998 | 11:07pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 1998 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 1999 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 04, 1999 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2000 | 7:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2011 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 6:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2011 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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