Key Players Recall Iranian Hostage Crisis

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An American hostage is paraded before cameras by his Iranian captors in 1979.

An American hostage is paraded before cameras by his Iranian captors in 1979.

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The Iran-Hostage crisis, in which 52 Americans were held captive at the American embassy in Tehran for more than a year, ended 25 years ago today.

Two key figures look back with Renee Montagne: Warren Christopher, then deputy U.S. secretary of state, and Mohsen Sazegara, managing director of Iran's State Radio.

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