American Experience

Ways A Rescue Mission Can Go Wrong

Clip: Season 34 Episode 5 | 3m 40s

On April 24, 1980, after 172 days of captivity, a U.S. Armed Forces operation attempted to rescue the hostages. Colonel James Q. Roberts recalls the details of the failed Iran Hostage rescue mission.

Aired: 11/14/22

Rating: NR

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