The Iran Hostage Crisis
In this installment of 1900s History we dive into the matters of the Iran Hostage crisis that Started in 1979. This event was highly controversial at the time and in 1980 led to the election of Ronald Reagan over Jimmy Carter. Reagan took a much tougher stance on the crisis than Carter did. The crisis became a national spectacle and had plenty of influence on the economy and public opinion while it was occurring.