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Inside Iran: ABC News Goes Inside The’ Den of Spies’

(ABC News) – It lies at the very heart of an enduring, hostile relationship.

To Americans, it was a bitter betrayal – a group of former allies-turned-extremists who took 52 American patriots hostage for more than a year.

To Iranians, it’s a symbol of American oppression – a “Den of Spies” where U.S. agents had been monitoring and plotting against Iran for decades.

ABC News was given unprecedented, unrestricted access to the former U.S. embassy compound where Americans were taken hostage in 1979, a process that led to the severing of ties between the United States and Iran – a wound on their collective psyches that continues to this day.

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