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in response to reader comment: 1978

Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), Jun 24, 2008 at 15:39

Actually, 1979. Shah was firmly entrenched in 1978, and not planning to step down. The hostages were held for 444 days, released exactly the day Carter left office--and Reagan was inaugurated.


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