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President Carter in the Press Room

President Carter in the Press Room

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Jimmy Carter Library

President Carter in the Press Room

Created April 7, 1980.

In the White House Press Room, President Carter announces sanctions against Iran for holding American hostages. On November 4, 1979, 500 Iranian students stormed the American Embassy in Teheran taking 66 diplomatic hostages, who were not released until January 19, 1981.

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