Iran Hostages

January 20, 1980 - Summing Up The Week That Was.

News of January 20, 1980 and the week past. Carter White House inching closer to calling Boycott of Summer Olympic games in Moscow, getting sporadic support from allies. Soviet Afghanistan incursion now going through Public Relations phase, starting with kicking out US reporters, following in the steps of Iran's expulsion of foreign journalists. Final dispatches filed say growing unrest with Khomeni regime. United Nations votes unanimously to condemn Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and Justice William O. Douglas dies.

The October Surprise Of 1980

The October Surprise - October 21-22, 1980 - news of the pending release of the 50 American hostages in Tehran and other news of the day - 8:00 am - 10:00 pm October 22, 1980