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Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection

L. Bruce Laingen

Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection

by L. Bruce Laingen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Ribbons,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • Symbolic aspects,
  • Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981,
  • Personal narratives

  • About the Edition

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen"s yellow ribbon marking the years her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus related documentation. Penne Laingen tied a large yellow ribbon around a tree in her yard in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1979 when her husband, L. Bruce Laingen, was taken hostage at the United States Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and the ribbon remained there until his release in 1981. She donated this yellow ribbon to the Library of Congress in 1991. Additional documentation includes an interview with the Laingens conducted by Gerald E. Parsons of the Archive of Folk Culture in 1991; a videocassette of news coverage of the donation; photographs of the Laingens; photographs of yellow ribbons displayed in the United States during the 1991 Gulf War; copies of sound recordings of popular and folk songs about yellow ribbons; and related manuscripts, artifacts, and posters collected by the American Folklife Center.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesYellow ribbon collection,
    Statementcollected by Penne Laingen, L. Bruce Laingen, and the American Folklife Center
    ContributionsParsons, Gerald E., 1940-1995, interviewer, Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress), American Folklife Center
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 folders. 4 sound tape reels : circa 70 photographs : 2 posters : 1 videocassette (VHS) : 6 items. 1 computer disk :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25169119M
    LC Control Number2004659952

    Peggy V. Beck collection on New Mexican midwinter masquerades. Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, Photographs of the .   Why Do We Put Up Yellow Ribbons During Wars? Yellow ribbons first emerged as a national symbol in January , when they sprouted like weeds to welcome home the Americans held hostage in Iran. The whole thing was started by Penelope (Penne) Laingen, wife of Bruce Laingen, U.S. charge d'affaires in Teheran. Ms.

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from to ; plus a interview with the Laingens and related documentation. Laurindo Almeida papers, . The song “Tie a Yellow Ribbon ´Round the Ole Oak Tree” does seem to be the basis for the modern yellow ribbon tradition, according to the late .

    During that time, his wife Penne created the Yellow Ribbon as a symbol of unity – and the original ribbon from the oak tree in their front yard is part of the American Folklife Center collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. Bruce is the author of “Yellow Ribbon: The Secret Journal of Bruce Laingen” ().   Then in the Post article come the words "Laingen, who has `tied a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree' suggests that as something else others might do." The article concludes with Penne Laingen saying, "So I'm standing and waiting and praying and one of these days Bruce is going to untie that yellow ribbon.


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Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection by L. Bruce Laingen Download PDF EPUB FB2

From Library Journal. Laingen was charge d'affaires in Tehran when the U.S. embassy was seized in He and two colleagues Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection book confined in the Iranian Foreign Ministry, apart from the 49 other American diplomats kept hostage for days.

Laingen's journal notes, plus letters to his family, make up this book.5/5(2). Penne Laingen tied a yellow ribbon around a tree in her yard in Bethesda, Maryland in when her husband, L.

Bruce Laingen, was taken hostage at the United States Embassy in Tehran, Iran. This ribbon was donated to the Library of Congress in Additional documentation includes an interview with the Laingens conducted by Gerald E.

Parsons in. Summary: Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from to ; plus a interview with the Laingens and.

The Laingens donated this yellow ribbon to the Library of Congress in The collection contains sound recordings and a photograph from that donation ceremony. Other recordings include an interview with Bruce and Penne Laingen conducted by American Folklife Center reference specialist, Gerald E.

Parsons, on Ap   He is the author of "Yellow Ribbon: The Secret Journal of Bruce Laingen" published in SCOPE AND CONTENTS This collection documents the career of Lowell Bruce Laingen from his service in World War II during the Philippines campaign to his year career in the Foreign Service and especially focuses on his experience as a hostage in Iran.

Ms Laingen tied a giant yellow ribbon around a tree in her front yard in suburban Washington. The press reported on it and suddenly yellow ribbons were in parks, yards and gardens across the country, even on the White House lawn.

The content concludes with Penne Laingen saying, “So I am standing and waiting and praying. and sooner or later Bruce will untie that yellow ribbon. It will likely be available until he is Based on my current understanding, this is actually the first announcement the yellow ribbon symbol became a banner by which families could.

In this interview, Penne Laingen describes the agony of the hostage crisis from the spouse’s perspective, the now ubiquitous yellow ribbon campaign she started, and the chronic frustration of dealing with the U.S.

government. She was interviewed by Jewell Fenzi starting in March Read Bruce Laingen’s account here. Product Description. This collection of 6 CD s features Tony Orlando & Dawn s entire recorded history as a group from - Available for the first time ever on CD, the set not only includes all of their classic Bell and Elektra albums, but also songs that were issued only as singles and b-sides plus some other rarities!/5(9).

Penne Laingen was even asked to tie a yellow ribbon to the national Christmas tree. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Yellow bows and ribbons tributes have emerged in Eccles town centre. Penne and Bruce Laingen with the yellow ribbon Mrs.

Laingen tied around the oak tree in her front yard in when her husband was held hostage in Iran. Mrs. Laingen donated the ribbon to the Library of Congress in Photo by Greg Jenkins.

The yellow ribbon as it is used today stems from the unlikely mix of the hit Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando, and the US-Iranian hostage crisis. The yellow ribbon that Penne Laingen tied around her oak tree inwhen her husband, Bruce Laingen, was among those taken hostage in Iran.

The Laingens donated the ribbon to the Library in American Folklife Center Collection. Lowell Bruce Laingen (August 6, – J ) was an American diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Malta from to Laingen is best known for having been the most senior American official held hostage during the Iran hostage crisis, while serving as the chargé d'affaires (head of diplomatic mission) at the U.S.

Embassy in mater: St. Olaf College, University of Minnesota. Penne Laingen popularized the gesture of tying a yellow ribbon around a tree in remembrance of her husband during the Iran hostage crisis.

The yellow ribbon tribute. The whole thing was started by Penelope (Penne) Laingen, wife of Bruce Laingen, U.S.

charge d'affaires in Teheran. Laingen says she was inspired by two things: (1) the song Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree, written in by Irwin Levine and Larry Brown and made famous by Tony Orlando and Dawn, and (2) the prior example of one.

I remember hiking with Ambassador Laingen and just enjoying his positive, intelligent spirit. I hold his signed book Yellow Ribbon close and am saddened by his death, but grateful that I knew such an amazing human being.

I was actually in Maryland at the time of his passing visiting my Navy nephew who has just been assigned back in on: Washington, DC. Yellow ribbon: the secret journal of Bruce Laingen by L. Bruce Laingen (Book); Growing up: life on a Minnesota farm, by L.

Bruce Laingen (Book); Royer, William B., Jr., collection by William B., Jr Royer (). During that time, his wife Penne created the Yellow Ribbon as a symbol of unity – and the original ribbon from the oak tree in their front yard is part of the American Folklife Center collection.

I remember hiking with Ambassador Laingen and just enjoying his positive, intelligent spirit. I hold his signed book Yellow Ribbon close and am saddened by his death, but grateful that I knew such an amazing human being. I was actually in Maryland at the time of his passing visiting my Navy nephew who has just been assigned back in on: Washington, DC.

In this interview, Penne Laingen describes the agony of the hostage crisis from the spouse’s perspective, the now ubiquitous yellow ribbon campaign she started, and the chronic frustration of dealing with the U.S. government. She was interviewed by Jewell Fenzi starting in March Read Bruce Laingen’s account here.

Read more.Email this Article Yellow ribbonMissing: Penne Laingen.Many people are probably familiar with the song “Tie a Yellow Ribbon” by Tony Orlando.

This song was popularized in the s, and some have cited that this was the origin of the Ribbon tradition. However, the display of ribbons dates further back to a folk tale, as told in a book by Pennsylvania jurist Curtis Bok in Missing: Penne Laingen.