Governor Hugh L. Carey meets former hostages at Stewart Air Force Base. Here he shakes hands with Katherine Koob, one of two female hostages.
52 hostages were held in US Embassy in Iran for 444 days from November 4, 1979 until January 20, 1981, which was referred to as the Iran Hostage Crisis.
January 27 1981
Fred Ricard (Photographer)
New York State Archives. New York (State). Governor. Public information photographs, 1910-1992. Series 13703-83, Box 10, No. 016.
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