The CIA, Carter, and the Hostage Crisis in Iran

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The CIA, Carter, and the Hostage Crisis in Iran

2019
29 mins

Go inside the story of the 1979 Tehran hostage crisis that wracked Jimmy Carter's presidency, with a particular focus on the CIA's failure to anticipate Iran's Islamic revolution. Despite the geopolitical gloom, spend some...

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Director
Hugh Wilford
Supplier
The Great Courses