GUESTS OF THE AYATOLLAH

This 4 part MINISERIES was produced by Wild Eyes Productions for Discovery. Based on Mark Bowden’s book “Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s WAR with Militant Islam” It follows the events that took place from October 7, 1979 when a group of radical Islamic students, inspired by the revolutionary Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini, STORM the US Embassy in Tehran.

 

They took 66 hostages and kept nearly all of them captive for 444 days. This miniseries is a suspenseful account of a crisis that gripped and ultimately changed the world.

Network

Discovery Channel / Discovery Times

Date

March 8, 2016

Category

Documentaries