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Canadian Who Sheltered Americans During Iran Hostage Crisis Dies

Posted January 6th, 2013 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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(corrects year in graph 5 to 1979) John Sheardown, a former Canadian diplomat who sheltered fugitive American Embassy staffers in his Tehran home during the Iran hostage crisis more than three decades ago, has died. He was 88 years old. Sheardown had been treated for Alzheimer’s disease and other ailments before his death December 30 […]

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Canadian Who Sheltered Americans During Iran Hostage Crisis Dies

Posted January 6th, 2013 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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John Sheardown, a former Canadian diplomat, who sheltered fugitive American Embassy staffers in his Tehran home during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979, has died. He was 88 years old. Sheardown had been treated for Alzheimer’s disease and other ailments before his death December 30 in Ottawa. The rescue of the Americans has become known […]

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