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Hekmat, Hormoz

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr
Place
Bethesda, Maryland
Date
July 9 and 11, 1990
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
Interviewee Details
Member of the Confederation of Iranian Students CIS); Professor at Tehran and National (Melli) Universities
Abstract
Recollections of childhood and early political activities in Iran; recollections of activities in the Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS); ethos and programs of CIS; organization and structure of CIS; extent of CIS' interactions with the Iranian Embassy in the U.S.; regime's reactions to CIS' activities; relations between CIS and the National Front; on the various leaders of the CIS; reaction of U.S. authorities to the activities of CIS; return to Iran; recollections of teaching at the universities in Iran; political climate at Tehran and National universities in the months preceding the Revolution and immediately after; on the political dilemmas of the Iranian intelligentsia in the face of the Revolution.

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