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Title: Iran Hostage Crisis - A Chronology of Daily Developments Report Prepared for the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, March 1981
Corporate Author: Library of Congress
Congressional Research Service
Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division
United States of A
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 425
Sponsoring Agency: Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document contains the daily chronology compiled for members of Congress as a record of daily developments after the November 4, 1979, seizure of the American Embassy and 66 U.S. hostages in Tehran, Iran, until December 31, 1980.
Abstract: Information was drawn from unclassified news sources and foreign broadcasts. No attempt was made to verify each report; items later proved false or inconsequential have not been deleted. In addition, a chronology covering major events for the 2 years prior to the embassy and hostage seizure was added to provide a frame of reference for the crisis. A narrative of approximately one page is provided for each day's events.
Index Term(s): Chronologies; Diplomat security; Hostage takers; Hostages; Iran; Terrorist tactics
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