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Iran
The Fall of the House of Pahlavi
and The Rise of Ayatolla Khomeini

1979A

By David Suter, 'Time Magazine', January 8, 1979

1979B

By Oliphant, 'The Washington Star', January, 1979

1979H

1979C

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', January 17, 1979

1979D

By Oliphant, 'The Washington Star', January, 1979

1979E

By Gustav Peichl (Ironimus), 'Die Presse Austria', January, 1979

1979F

By Oliphant, 'The Washington Star', January, 1979

1979G

Surce unknown, Juanuary 30, 1979

1979I

By Keith Waite, 'The Daily Mirror', February 13, 1979

19979J

By Mac, 'The Daily Mail', February 13, 1979

1979K

By Auth, 'The Philadelphia Inquirer', February 13, 1979

1979L

By Garland, 'The Daily Telegraph', February 13, 1979

1979M

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', February 20, 1979

1979N

By Kyle Baker, Santa Monica, CA

Ross Perot, legendary Texas businessman and founder of EDS in Dallas, Texas.

1979O

By Roy Castle and Phil Green, 'The Daily Mail', February 21, 1979

When two of Perot's men from EDS were imprisoned by the Iranian government, Perot organized a daring rescue mission that successfuly whisked the two men to their freedom.

1979P

Perot's exploit in Iran was recounted in a book, On Wings of Eagles by Ken Follett. Followed by a TV mini-series of the same title.

1979Q

By John Kent, 'The Guardian', February 24, 1979

1979R

By Mike Peters, 'The Dayton Daily News', 1979

Iran Hostage Crisis

1979S

By Ib Ohisson, 'Newsweek', November 19, 1979

On November 4, 1979, Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy demanding the extradition of the Shah, who was undergoing cancer treatment. 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days.

1979T

By Oliphant, 'The Washington Star', November 5, 1979

1979U

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', November 7, 1979

1979V

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', November 14, 1979

1979W

By Oliphant, 'The Washington Star', 1979

1979X

By Jim Wright, 'The Richmond Times-Dispatch', November 15, 1979

1979Y

By Herblock, 'The International Herald Tribune', November 15, 1979

1979Z

By Conrad, 'The Los Angeles Times', November, 1979

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