Topographical Map of Iran, online courtesy NASA
You have no right to complain
you took our whole country
hostage in 1953.
Student to Bruce Laingen, Head of U.S. Embassy
Tehran November 4, 1979
November 4 is significant for Iranians.
And ... on that day, in 1979, six Americans escaped the Embassy by walking out and laying low. They remained out-of-sight until they flew out of Tehran's main airport, in plain view of security forces, nearly three months later.
How was that possible?