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Elliot, Theodore*

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
William Burr
Place
San Francisco
Date
July 29 and 30, 1986
Condition
Open
Language
English
Content
88pp. + biographical note + index
Interviewee Details
Treasury and Finance Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Iran, 1962-1966; Country Director for Iran at the Department of State, 1966-1969.
Abstract
U.S.-Iranian relations; structure of Iran's strategic rapport with the U.S.; on Iran's procurement of arms from the U.S.; on the OPEC and rise in the price of oil; workings of the U.S. Embassy in Iran; U.S. and economic planning in Iran; relations between Iran and U.S. administrations; impressions of the Shah; Iran and the U.S. policy in the region; assessment of Iran's development policies; on U.S. intelligence gathering in Iran; U.S. and the political dissidents in Iran; U.S. and the Revolution of 1978-79.

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