On Wings of Eagles is a mini-series that aired on NBC in 1986. The series takes place during the Iranian revolution. H. Ross Perot (Richard Crenna), head of the electronics company, travels to Teheran after two of his executives become incarcerated. Perot makes the journey to secure a ransom so that the executives can be released from custody. Col. Arthur E. "Bull" Simmons (Burt Lancaster) works out a plan to rescue the executives.