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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 02:09
  • Rating: NR
Mounting pressure to rescue hostages in Iran led Jimmy Carter to order a rescue operation. "We can no longer depend on diplomacy," said Carter in April. But when the "Desert One" operation failed, Carter took full responsibility.
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