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Royce, William

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Hormoz Hekmat
Place
Washington, D.C.
Date
January and June 1991
Condition
Open
Language
English
Content
Interviewee Details
Fulbright Scholar in Iran, 1968; Director, Iran-America Society, Shiraz, 1970-1972; Director, Persian Program, Voice of America.
Abstract
Family and educational background; reasons for going to Iran; teaching at the Iran-America Society in Tehran; life in Tehran in early 1960s; attitude of Iranian students toward Americans; recollections of personalities and political events during Ali Amini's premiership in the early 1960s; on the events of 1963-64 and their effect on the change in the political atmosphere in the late 1960s; impressions of various Iranian cities--Ramsar, Esfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad; on opposition student leaders in the U.S. in early 1960s--Majid Tehranian, Sadeq Qotbzadeh and others; on Iran-America Society in Shiraz.

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