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'American Caliph' revisits one of the most dramatic hostage crises in U.S. history

In 1977, gunmen led by a charismatic Muslim leader stormed three locations in Washington, D.C., taking more than 100 people hostage. Journalist Shahan Mufti examines the incident in a new book.


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