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Carter Imposes Oil Embargo During Hostage Crisis

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Carter Imposes Oil Embargo During Hostage Crisis

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On November 4, 1979, a group of student revolutionaries in Iran seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, holding more than 60 Americans hostage. On November 11, President Jimmy Carter imposed an oil embargo against Iran, which he explains in an address to the nation.