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Part 2 |Taken Hostage | American Experience

Premiered November 15, 2022
Part 2 |Taken Hostage | American Experience

Revisit the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, when 52 Americans were held hostage in Tehran, through stories of those whose ordeal riveted the world.

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