Koob, who lives in Waterloo, Iowa, said she has not followed the ins-and-outs of the legal and lobbying effort. But she wants a quick resolution so she can use the money to establish an endowed chair in world religion at her alma mater, Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. “That’s something I very much want to do while I can,” Koob said.
The 1979 Iran hostage crisis gripped the country and may have cost a president his job. Now the Americans who spent 444 days in captivity and inspired a nation to tie yellow ribbons of support feel abandoned. – The Washington Post