Iranian Hostage Crisis


Crisis in the middle east.

The Iranian Hostage Crisis was a dramatic time during the late 70's, The president during the time period was Jimmy Carter. On Nov 4 of 1979 a group of Iranian's captured 52 Americans & held them hostages. The Americans were captured in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

Jimmy Carter our president during the time tried many things to get the hostages back from the Iranians. Things that he tried were rescue missions, negotiations & threats. It was 444 days till the hostages were released back into the U.S. But the hostages were only released after Jimmy Carter left office as president.