Nest of Spies
Neda is the daughter of Sunni Palestinian Winemakers who emigrated to Iran after having been evicted from there land in near Jerusalem. As a kid, she attended an American school in Israel/Palestine until the 1973 war. She is fluent in English.
Neda was close to a left wing Student groups which took part in the seizure of the US embassy in November 1979. Her knowledge of American culture made her the obvious spokesperson for the hostage takers. She was more driven by lefties then Islamic ideals.
TEHRAN POLYTECHNIC, IRAN, 3 NOVEMBER 1979
OUTSIDE THE US EMBASSY COMPOUND, TEHRAN, 4 NOVEMBER 1979
The streets of Tehran are dimly lit in this early November morning, the silhouette of three black chador crossing towards the South wall of the US Embassy Compound are missed by the Tehran police cars parked at each end of the street. Lance-Corporal Tyrone Washington the Third's shift ends at 06:00 but the next Marine hasn't shown up yet. For the past week, he has spent the cold Persian nights on the roof of the Embassy's staff living quarters. Since his