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Kathryn Koob Reflects on the Anniversary of the US Embassy Hostage Crisis

Former American Embassy employee Kathryn Koob answers a minute of questions about Tehran in 1979 in this episode of Wait Just a Minute.
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Kathryn Koob, a former American Embassy employee held hostage in Iran, takes a minute to answer questions about Tehran in 1979, what helped her most during her 444 days of captivity, and her advice for future diplomats on the 40th anniversary of the US Embassy hostage crisis.

About the Expert
Kathryn Koob
Former Adjunct Professor, Wartburg College; Former Director, Iran America Center (1979)