October Surprise 1980 -The Day Reagan Took Hostages

“Late in the day on October 21, 1980 the first bits of news trickled in that Iran was considering a release. As the day of the 22nd wore on so did the optimism…the delay until after the election was geared to give the Reagan campaign a boost.”

link:  The October Surprise Of 1980 | Newstalgia

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