tile

Brasseur, Leon

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Farrokh Ghaffari
Place
Paris
Date
September 12, 1984
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
63pp. + summary + biographical note + index
Interviewee Details
Diplomat and Businessman.
Abstract
Recollections of childhood in Iran; growing up in Esfahan; memory of meeting with Reza Shah; on social and political developments in Iran under Reza Shah; relations between the clergy and the government in the Pahlavi period; reminiscences of Prime Minister Amir Abbas Hoveyda; images of Iran before the Pahlavis; changes introduced in Iran by the Pahlavi state; relations between France and Iran during the Pahlavi period; on President Giscard D'Estang's decision to admit Ayatollah Khomeini to France; Giscard's policy towards the Revolution; great power policies and its impact on Iran; relations between Iran and Afghanistan.

Only registered users can access Oral History Audio & Transcript files. Apply for access. If you already have access, login here.