Frustration over impotence of America on embassy hostages.
White House had been warned of possible embassy seizure in Tehran.
Alistair Cooke considers the flawed ideology behind the idea of an "axis of evil".
An Iranian civilian airliner is shot down by US missiles killing all on board.
No movement over US hostages held in Iran.
With growing concern over Iran's nuclear intentions, is the UN watchdog up to the job?
As President Reagan's inauguration takes place, 52 US hostages are released in Iran.
Saturation coverage by TV networks as the hostages return from Iran.
Public boost for President Carter's measured response on hostage crisis.
Carter praised for reaction to Tehran hostage crisis.
The Canadian rescue of US diplomats during the 1979 seizure of the US embassy in Tehran.
Bridget Kendall hears from three people who witnessed the fall of Mossadegh in 1953.
Alistair Cooke expresses his concern about the US government's desire to invade Iraq.
Pundits speculate on Reagan's true intentions while the Carter regime plays on.
General H Norman Schwarzkopf and the plight of the touring author.