Hostages: She Wore A Yellow Ribbon

Iran's display elicits relief, pain and anger

The second annual Christmas scenario for exhibiting the American hostages was cruelly strung out by Tehran's outrageous propagandists. After keeping the 52 hostages hidden from world view for eight months, Iran's squabbling authorities announced early in the week that not even a holiday visit by non-Iranian Christian clergymen would be permitted this year, a move that fed fears in the U.S. that some of the Americans were not well—or not even alive. For the first time the State Department said it had information that some of...

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