Thursday, June 30, 2005

Didn't We Meet in Tehran, I was Wearing a Blindfold, You Had a Bullwhip?

The new Iranian President looks familiar to some of the Americans held hostage in Iran in the late 70s. They claim President-elect Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waqs present at some of their interrogations:

"This is the guy. There's no question about it. You could make him a blond and shave his whiskers, put him in a zoot suit and I'd still spot him."

--Chuck Scott, former Iran hostage
quoted in USA Today

Iranian students stormed the US Embassy in Iran and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days from 1979 to 1980. (USAToday)

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