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November 4, 1999 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seldom has an event sundered two nations as suddenly and decisively. It was 10 o'clock on the morning of Nov. 4, 1979. Mohammed Ebrahim Asgharzadeh and two of his colleagues in the Muslim Students Assn. had organized an invasion of the 27-acre U.S. Embassy compound in the middle of Tehran.
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November 2, 2001 | SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A steel-fortified file cabinet ripped open by revolutionary students intent on bringing the United States to its knees. A dusty photograph of the White House inscribed with a message from President Carter "to the gang." A carnival game that shoots tennis balls into the mouth of a devil who looks a lot like Uncle Sam. Today, these artifacts--and surreal new creations--will go on public display for the first time at the former U.S.
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November 2, 2001 | SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A steel-fortified file cabinet ripped open by revolutionary students intent on bringing the United States to its knees. A dusty photograph of the White House inscribed with a message from President Carter "to the gang." A carnival game that shoots tennis balls into the mouth of a devil who looks a lot like Uncle Sam. Today, these artifacts--and surreal new creations--will go on public display for the first time at the former U.S.
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November 4, 1999 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seldom has an event sundered two nations as suddenly and decisively. It was 10 o'clock on the morning of Nov. 4, 1979. Mohammed Ebrahim Asgharzadeh and two of his colleagues in the Muslim Students Assn. had organized an invasion of the 27-acre U.S. Embassy compound in the middle of Tehran.
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November 5, 1998 | From Associated Press
Iranians burned American flags and chanted "Death to America!" on Wednesday, but their rally here in the capital marking the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy lacked the revolutionary fervor that spawned the takeover. About 20,000 people--mostly students given a day off--gathered outside the former U.S. Embassy for the annual demonstration. The atmosphere among the participants was distinctly carnival-like.
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November 5, 1998 | From Associated Press
Iranians burned American flags and chanted "Death to America!" on Wednesday, but their rally here in the capital marking the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy lacked the revolutionary fervor that spawned the takeover. About 20,000 people--mostly students given a day off--gathered outside the former U.S. Embassy for the annual demonstration. The atmosphere among the participants was distinctly carnival-like.
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