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Iranian Hostage Crisis

“General Article: Iranian Hostage Crisis.” PBS, American Experience http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/carter-hostage-crisis/

“20 Years After the Hostages” http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB21

The National Security Archive at George Washington University publishes an electronic briefing book of declassified national security documents on U.S.-Iran relations.

“Held Hostage in Iran: A First Tour Like No Other.” https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/csi-studies/studies/spring98/iran.html
Former CIA agent William J. Daugherty wrote this memoir of his 444 days held hostage in Iran during the Carter administration.

Dumbrell, John. The Carter Presidency: A Re-evaluation. Manchester, UK; New York: Manchester University Press. Distributed in the USA and Canada by St. Martin’s Press, 1995.

Garthoff, Raymond L. Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from Nixon to Reagan. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1985.

Huyser, Gen. Robert E. Mission to Tehran. London: André Deutsch, 1986.

Jordan, Hamilton. Crisis, The Last Year of the Carter Presidency. New York: Putnam, 1982.

Sick, Gary. October Surprise: America’s Hostages in Iran and the Election of Ronald Reagan. New York: Times Books/Random House, 1991.

Sick, Gary. All Fall Down: America’s Tragic Encounter with Iran. New York: Penguin Books, 1986.

Wright, Robin. In the Name of God, The Khomeini Decade. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.