Taken Hostage

On November 4, 1979, a group of Iranian protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking sixty-six American hostages for 444 days. In his book, Taken Hostage,… read more

On November 4, 1979, a group of Iranian protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking sixty-six American hostages for 444 days. In his book, Taken Hostage, David Farber chronicled their ordeal and examined the U.S. government’s first encounter with radical Islam.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lawrence, Kansas, from October 20-24, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Midco cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Program ID:
455756-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2018 | 12:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 2018 | 10:08am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 15, 2018 | 12:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2018 | 10:08am EST | C-SPAN 2
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