From Humiliation to Hope
By Rebecca Price Janney, Nov 6 2019 03:23PM
Forty years ago the radical Islamic cleric Ayatolla Khomeini deposed the Shah of Iran, sent his minions to seize control of the U.S. Embassy, and proclaimed America "The Great Satan." Diplomats were blindfolded and paraded before the world's press, threatened with death, held captive for 444 days.
A military effort to rescue them left several soldiers dead in a helicopter crash. America was in a state of humiliation. "America held hostage, day ___ " flashed nightly across TV screens.
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