January 20, 1981: The Iran Hostages – 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago yesterday, fifty-two U.S. diplomats and public servants were released after spending 444 days as hostages at the US Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Below is a clip from Andrea Mitchell‘s show with former hostages Ambassador L. Bruce Laingen (US chargé d’affaires when the embassy was overrun by student protesters) and Ambassador John W. Limbert.