ESCAPE FROM IRAN: THE HOLLYWOOD OPTION- Starts on DoxNM - November 05.
November 4, 1979. Militant students seize the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran. 66 Americans are taken prisoner; 52 of them will remain in captivity for 444 days. On January 21, 1981, 444 days after their captivity began, the remaining 52 American hostages were released and returned home to the United States. Thanks to a small group of Canadians, six of their compatriots were waiting there to meet them. Escape from Iran: The Hollywood Option tells the story of these six.