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    DIA Connections - Episode 10: Iran Hostage Crisis

    DIA Connections - Episode 10: Iran Hostage Crisis

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    WASHINGTON D.C., VA, UNITED STATES

    02.05.2021

    Audio by Roy Epstein and Darren Guzzone

    Defense Intelligence Agency

    On Nov. 4, 1979, the United States Embassy in Iran was overrun by Iranian students. For the next 444 days, 52 American hostages were held in captivity. Five of those hostages were from the attaché office of the Defense Intelligence Agency. This episode of DIA Connections features an in-depth conversation with one of those hostages, Mr. Joseph Hall. His gripping recollections tell the emotional story of a terrifying time that captured the world’s attention. Additional information is gained through insightful discussions with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Mr. Donald F. McHenry, and ABC News broadcasting legend Ted Koppel.

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    AUDIO INFO

    Date Taken: 02.05.2021
    Date Posted: 02.05.2021 12:29
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 65269
    Filename: 2102/DOD_108173581.mp3
    Length: 00:39:04
    Artist Defense Intelligence Agency
    Album DIA Connections
    Track # 10
    Year 2021
    Location: WASHINGTON D.C., VA, US

    Web Views: 395
    Downloads: 2
    High-Res. Downloads: 2
    Podcast Hits: 1,263

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