These four photos, made off an NBC-TV television monitor in New York on Dec. 26, 1980, show some of the American hostages as they sent messages to their families and friends from Tehran. Shown, clockwise from upper left, are Joseph Hall, now living in Georgia; Paul Lewis of Homer, Ill.; Phillip Ward, hometown not known; and Kevin Hermening of Oak Creek, Wis.
These four photos, made off an NBC-TV television monitor in New York on Dec. 26, 1980, show some of the American hostages as they sent messages to their families and friends from Tehran. Shown, clockwise from upper left, are Joseph Hall, now living in Georgia; Paul Lewis of Homer, Ill.; Phillip Ward, hometown not known; and Kevin Hermening of Oak Creek, Wis. MIL Associated Press
These four photos, made off an NBC-TV television monitor in New York on Dec. 26, 1980, show some of the American hostages as they sent messages to their families and friends from Tehran. Shown, clockwise from upper left, are Joseph Hall, now living in Georgia; Paul Lewis of Homer, Ill.; Phillip Ward, hometown not known; and Kevin Hermening of Oak Creek, Wis. MIL Associated Press

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