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American Hostages in Iran: The Conduct of a Crisis
     

American Hostages in Iran: The Conduct of a Crisis

by Warren Christopher, Abraham Ribicoff, Oscar Schachter, Roberts Owen, John Hoffman
 

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Was the Iranian hostage crisis the most humiliating episode in American history or was the eventual release of the hostages unharmed a triumph of patient, skilled diplomacy? In this book, the story of the negotiations is told by key Americans, inside & outside the government, who were intimately involved in the day-to-day search for an honorable settlement that would

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Was the Iranian hostage crisis the most humiliating episode in American history or was the eventual release of the hostages unharmed a triumph of patient, skilled diplomacy? In this book, the story of the negotiations is told by key Americans, inside & outside the government, who were intimately involved in the day-to-day search for an honorable settlement that would free the hostages. Drawing on their personal notes, journals, & files, the negotiators offer a rare insiders view of how the agonizing political, economic, military, & human choices were made.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300032338
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1985
Series:
Council on Foreign Relations Book Ser.
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 6.69(h) x (d)

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