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Amir-Arjomand, Shahrokh

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Mahnaz Afkhami
Place
New York
Date
June 21, 1988 and September 28, 1990
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
Interviewee Details
Professor at Tehran University; Chancellor of Farah Pahlavi University, 1976-1979.
Abstract
Early childhood experiences and family background; involvement with student organizations in the U.S.; return to Iran and teaching career; intellectual ambience of the universities in the 1960s and 1970s; on meeting Queen Farah and joining the circle of her close associates; reminiscences of the activities of the court and its social functions; Shah and the Queen as friends and as individuals; on the Revolution of 1978-79; recollections of the royal family in exile; Shah's illness and its effect on the political situation.

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