Iran hostage crisis 40th anniversary

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 1979 file photo, demonstrators burn an American flag atop the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, where students have been holding American hostages. Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo/Thierry Campion, File) FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1979 file photo, one of the hostages held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran is shown to the crowd by Iranian students. Forty years ago on Nov. 4, 1979, Iranian students overran guards to take over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, starting a 444-day hostage crisis that transfixed America. (AP Photo, File) 
              FILE - In this Nov. 5, 1979, file photo, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh, left, a representative of the Iranian students who stormed the U.S. Embassy on Nov. 4, holds up a portrait of one of the blindfolded hostages, during a news conference in the embassy in Tehran. Posters of the Islamic Revolution leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini adorn the wall. The man at right is unidentified. Speaking to The Associated Press ahead of the 40th anniversary of the attack, Asgharzadeh acknowledged that the repercussions of the crisis still reverberate as tensions remain high between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/File)
            FILE - In this Nov. 5, 1979 file photo, a mass of Iranian protestors is held back from the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Forty years ago on Nov. 4, 1979, Iranian students overran guards to take over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, starting a 444-day hostage crisis that transfixed America. (AP Photo/File) FILE - In this Nov. 6, 1979 file photo, an Iranian child holds a photo showing Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in front of the entrance of the U.S. Embassy on the third day of the occupation of the building by Iranian students. Forty years ago on Nov. 4, 1979, Iranian students overran guards to take over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, starting a 444-day hostage crisis that transfixed America. (AP Photo, File) FILE - In this Nov. 29, 1979 file photo, an armed Iranian student patrols the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo/ Herve Merliac, File) FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1979 file photo, a new sign appears at the U.S. Embassy compound warning that "Iran will bury you." Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sayad, File) FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1980 file photo, a portion of the 356 flags raised in honor of each day the U.S. hostages have been held in Iran wave in a stiff breeze recently at the Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Hermitage, Penn. Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar, File) FILE - In this Feb. 1, 1980 file photo, a crowd gathered at the State Department reaches out to embrace Robert G. Anders, in white raincoat at center, one of the six diplomats that the Canadians helped spirit out Tehran last weekend, in Washington. At right is Henry L. Schatz, one of the six who spent three months in hiding in Iran. Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo, File) FILE - In this Jan. 21, 1981 file photo, David Roeder shouts and waves as he arrives at Rhein-Main U.S. Air Force base in Frankfurt, West Germany from Algeria on January 21, 1981. He was among 52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days after their capture at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Nov. 4, 2019, will mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the 444-day hostage crisis that soured relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic for decades to come. (AP Photo, File)