As It Happened: America Held Hostage - 444 Days to Freedom (1998)

As It Happened looks at the Iranian Hostage Crisis where hundreds of Islamic students occupied the American Embassy in Tehran. They took the diplomats hostage in a crisis that ended up ... See full summary »

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Leslie Woodhead

Writer:

Leslie Woodhead
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Roger Mudd ... Himself - Host
Farideh Mashinie Farideh Mashinie ... Student
Charles Jones Charles Jones ... Himself - U.S. Embassy Communications Officer
Charles Scott Charles Scott ... Himself - Hostage (as Col. Charles Scott)
Barry Rosen Barry Rosen ... Himself - Hostage
Marzieh Dastjerdi Marzieh Dastjerdi ... Herself - Student (as Dr. Marzieh Dastjerdi)
Ibrihim Yazde Ibrihim Yazde ... Himself - Iranian Foreign Minister (as Dr. Ibrihim Yazdi)
Mike Metrinko Mike Metrinko ... Himself - US Embassy Political Officer
Massoumeh Ebtekar Massoumeh Ebtekar ... Herself - Iranian Vice President
Henry Precht Henry Precht ... Himself - U.S. State Department
Abolhassan Bani Sadr Abolhassan Bani Sadr ... Himself - Iranian President
Bruce Laingen Bruce Laingen ... Himself - U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affairs
Moorhead Kennedy Moorhead Kennedy ... Himself - U.S. Embassy Economics Officer
Hamilton Jordan Hamilton Jordan ... Himself - White House Chief of Staff
Ibrahim Asgharzadeh Ibrahim Asgharzadeh ... Himself - Student Leader
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As It Happened looks at the Iranian Hostage Crisis where hundreds of Islamic students occupied the American Embassy in Tehran. They took the diplomats hostage in a crisis that ended up toppling President Jimmy Carter and forced the world to acknowledge the growing revolutionary force of Islam. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1998 (USA) See more »

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