NPR logo

A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/15912647/15912593" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

Around the Nation

A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/15912647/15912593" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Iranian-American Firoozeh Dumas was a teenager living in Southern California at the time when the Iranian revolution happened, and the hostage crisis changed her life.

A few weeks ago, she met one of the former hostages. Kathryn Koob had been a cultural officer at the United States Embassy in Tehran.

Related NPR Stories

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.