Iran Hostage Crisis


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Interviewees discuss the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Highlights
Ted Koppel on America Held Hostag e (which reported on the Iran Hostage Crisis) becoming ABC News Nightline contd.
Reza Badiyi on how the Iranian Hostage Crisis affected him and finally getting work on The Incredible Hulk
Sam Donaldson on covering the Iran Hostage Crisis 
Max Schindler on covering the return of the hostages from Iran in 1981
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Reza Badiyi

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Reza Badiyi on how the Iranian Hostage Crisis affected him and finally getting work on The Incredible Hulk

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on covering the Iran Hostage Crisis 

Linda Ellerbee

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Linda Ellerbee on covering the return of the American hostages from Iran in 1981

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on America Held Hostag e (which reported on the Iran Hostage Crisis) becoming ABC News Nightline contd.

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on almost interviewing the Ayatollah Khomeini
Robert MacNeil on attempting to interview the Ayatollah Khomeini

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on Meet the Press' coverage of Iran circa 1979, during the Iran Hostage Crisis

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on covering the return of the hostages from Iran in 1981

Reese Schonfeld

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Reese Schonfeld on CNN's coverage of the release of the hostages at the conclusion of the Iran Hostage Crisis

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