publication date: Monday, November 8, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Fads

clue: A Tony Orlando lyric gave her the colorful inspiration to rally Americans around the hope of her husband's return.

explanation: When Laingen's husband was taken for 444 days in the Iran hostage crisis, she tied a yellow ribbon around the tree in her front yard, inspiring a wave of similar gestures of support nationwide. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, and Denise Sawicki


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