Bruce Laingen, an American diplomat at the Tehran embassy during the Iran hostage crisis, has died

Bruce Laingen, an American diplomat at the Tehran embassy during the Iran hostage crisis, has died

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - A southern Minnesota native and top American diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran when it was overrun by Iranian protesters in 1979 has died. He was originally from Butterfield, MN.

Bruce Laingen was 96.

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