EAGLES, by David Jack Smith, 1st Scene Script
Reading of the screenplay
True story. 1979. America's first elite counter-terrorism unit is formed by British SAS trained Col. Charles Chargin' Beckwith. As the founder members of Delta Force complete their insanely rigorous selection, a series of events play out with devastating consequences which continue to reverberate today. The US Embassy in Iran is stormed, and 53 U.S. diplomats are taken hostage. While President Carter flails, the hostage drama plays out upon TVs throughout the heartland and around the world.