Iranian Hostage Crisis
By Andrew Franco
What is the Iranian Hostage Crisis?
President Carter sent a team of soldiers to try to free them, however that mission ended with a disastrous helicopter wreck. The students set their hostages free on January 21, 1981, 444 days after the crisis began and just hours after President Ronald Reagan delivered his inaugural address.
Important people during the Iranian Hostage Crisis
- Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini- a radical cleric who lead the revolutionary islamist movement.
- President Jimmy Carter- President of the U.S. at the time of the crisis.
- Mohammad Reza Pahlavi- Shah of Iran during the hostage crisis.
Front Cover Of Time Magazine
The front cover of the time magazine during the Iranian Hostage Crisis was happening.
This is a picture of Americans protesting the conflict between America and Iran.
Hostages returning home
This is a picture of the hostages returning home after being captive for 444 days in Iran.