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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FBI Hostage Rescue Team
The FBI conducted a briefing about the Hostage Rescue Team and demonstrated its marksmanship on the firing range.
Mr. Kennedy was a hostage in Iran.
Iran Hostage Crisis
In the conference on the Carter presidency, held at Hofstra University, Mr. Gunter, Ms. Reilly, and Mr. Smist presented papers focusing on different…
State Department Daily Briefing
Mr. McCormack briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including a hostage rescue in Colombia.