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The 4 November also marks the 40th Anniversary of the beginning of the Iranian Hostage Crisis. 52 American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days, after a group of Iranian college students took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

Author: British Pathé

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