Iran Hostage Crisis

  • William Casey (Almost) Certainly Delayed the Release of Iran Hostages to Help Reagan

    by Jonathan Alter, Gary Sick, Kai Bird and Stuart Eizenstat

    It has long been suspected that Reagan's campaign chief William Casey convinced Iran that they could get a better deal by releasing American hostages after the election of Ronald Reagan. Available documents, recent interviews, and the vast circumstantial evidence present a damning case, argues a team of policy vets and journalistic experts on the Carter years.