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Hostages (2022)

TV-MA Documentary

444 days. Decades in the making.

Overview

On November 4, 1979, Iranian student activists stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking over 60 Americans hostage. What was planned as a 48-hour sit-in to protest American imperialism, ballooned into an international crisis and 24/7 media event that would last 444 days. With never-before-seen archival footage and revelatory new interviews with the American hostages and Iranian hostage-takers alike, the series is a gripping chronicle of one of the most dramatic international deadlocks in American history, a deep dive into the geo-political history that led to the crisis, and an exploration of the political fallout that reverberates today.

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Miniseries - Hostages

Miniseries

2022 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Hostages premiered on September 28, 2022.

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

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