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FRONTLINE; Hostage in Iran: The Legacy

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Hostage in Iran: The Legacy
Program Number

401

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

While the whole world watched, fifty-two Americans were held hostage in Iran by Islamic revolutionaries for 444 days. On the fifth anniversary of their release, using never-before- seen footage from inside the American embassy compound in Teheran, the hostages tell the story of their long ordeal.

Duration

00:91:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Hostage in Iran: The Legacy,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D1A60084C38D4F63A62391E8C0470247.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Hostage in Iran: The Legacy.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D1A60084C38D4F63A62391E8C0470247>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Hostage in Iran: The Legacy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D1A60084C38D4F63A62391E8C0470247
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