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    A new decade was marked by a full year of the Iranian hostage crisis and (not coincidentally) the election of Ronald Reagan over Jimmy Carter. Meanwhile, Ted Turner launched CNN, the first all-news TV network. In this cover story, James Henke hangs backstage with the Clash, fresh off the breakthrough release of London Calling, in San Francisco and sees Joe Strummer convince a friend not to join the military.