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Nafisi, Mohammad

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Hamid Nafisi
Place
Los Angeles
Date
August 7, 1983
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
91pp. + summary + biographical note + index
Interviewee Details
Television Producer and Director at the National Iranian Radio and Television Organization (NIRT), 1
Abstract
Family and educational background; recollections of education in the U.S.; Iranian students in the U.S. in the 1960s; employment at National Iranian Radio and Television Organization (NIRT); production of children's programs at NIRT; aims and agenda of NIRT; responses to NIRT's programming from other governmental bodies; Reza Qotbi's leadership at NIRT; confrontations between NIRT and SAVAK; on the impact of television coverage of the trial of urban guerillas; on censorship; internal problems of NIRT due to rapid organizational expansion; NIRT's programming and the public reaction to it; on the Shiraz Art Festival; cultural ambience of television programming in Iran.

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