Iran hostage crisis boosts Carter’s popularity

Title
Iran hostage crisis boosts Carter’s popularity
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:31
Description
Report on Jimmy Carter’s declaration of candidacy for re-election to the Presidency. Carter and Edward Kennedy are now running neck-and-neck in the opinion polls, largely due to Carter’s ‘firm’ handling of the US Embassy hostage crisis. Speaking are Carter; Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the UN. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Jimmy Carter; Kurt Waldheim
Keywords
USA; Iran; Elections; Embassies and consulates; International relations; UN; Edward Kennedy; Jimmy Carter; Hostages; Diplomats; Presidential candidates; Public opinion polls

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