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through-a-historic-lens · 55 minutes ago
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With a picture of Ayahtollah Khomeini pinned to her clothing, this little girl clutches a toy gun in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. December 1979.
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The aftermath of a day of demonstrations and looting in Shah Reza Avenue. Government and bank documents are spread on the street while smoke rises over the sky and furniture continues to burn. Tehran, Iranian Revolution
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Revolutionary Guard in Khorramshahr after violent fighting between Sunni and Shia Muslims. Tehran during the Iranian Revolution
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American captives walk inside the embassy compound on the first day of the hostage crisis
One of the American hostages led outside the embassy building on the first day of the crisis, as photographed by an Islamic revolutionary photographer. guarded by an Islamic female student.
Americans held captive inside the embassy in Tehran at the beginning of the hostage crisis on November 4, 1979. This photograph was taken by one of the kidnappers.
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through-a-historic-lens · 11 hours ago
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Iranian students climb over the wall of the U.S. embassy in Tehran just before the Iran hostage crisis. 1978
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through-a-historic-lens · 14 hours ago
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Demonstrators loot government bureaus and banks as well as liquor shops, cabarets, and cinemas Documents thrown out of the buildings are spread on the street while furniture is set ablaze. November 1978.
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through-a-historic-lens · 16 hours ago
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Armed female revolutionaries stand in the streets of Tehran at the beginning of the Iranian Revolution. 1978
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through-a-historic-lens · 18 hours ago
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Steven Tyler, Arrested for possession of marijuana. 1967
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through-a-historic-lens · 20 hours ago
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Tupac Shakur poses for a mug shot for the New York State Department of Corrections after his conviction for the sexual abuse of a female fan in November 1993. March 8, 1995.
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through-a-historic-lens · 22 hours ago
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Nick Nolte, Arrested for selling phony draft cards. 1961
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through-a-historic-lens · 23 hours ago
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Sid Vicious poses for a mugshot after being arrested by New York City police for allegedly murdering Nancy Spungen. Dec. 8, 1978 in New York City, New York.
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Janis Joplin, Charged with using vulgar and obscene language. 1969
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Jim Morrison, Convicted for indecent exposure and profanity. 1970.
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Jim Morrison, Several years before he became the frontman of The Doors, Morrison was arrested in Tallahassee, Florida and charged with petty larceny, public intoxication, disturbing the peace, and resisting arrest after drunkenly stealing a cop's helmet and then not going quietly once he was caught. September 28, 1963.
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Jane Fonda, Arrested for drug smuggling and kicking a policeman during the scuffle at an airport in Cleveland, Ohio. November 3, 1970.
However, the actress/antiwar activist was only carrying vitamins, not illegal drugs, and insists that she was targeted by the Nixon White House because of her anti-establishment political conviction
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David Bowie, Arrested after a performance in Rochester, New York along with three other people (including fellow musician Iggy Pop) for marijuana possession. March 25, 1976.
The charges soon disappeared, but Bowie never performed in Rochester again
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Larry King, Arrested in Miami, Florida on charges of grand larceny after stealing $5,000 from a business partner. December 20, 1971. 
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