1979 Iran Hostage Crisis

A former member of the Iran liberation movement and two former diplomats held in the Iranian hostage crisis participated in a panel… read more

A former member of the Iran liberation movement and two former diplomats held in the Iranian hostage crisis participated in a panel discussion on the status of relations with Iran thirty years after the return of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Topics included the underlying causes of the crisis and issues to address in attempting to change the behavior of the current regime, Panelists responded to audience members' questions following their remarks. Michael Rubin moderated.

“The Hostage Crisis, Thirty Years Later” was the first panel of “The Imam Returned: Thirty Years of Revolution in Iran.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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1979 Iran Hostage Crisis

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Program ID:
283750-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 17, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jan 30, 2009 | 9:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 31, 2009 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2009 | 12:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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