Oral History Interview
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr
February 15, 1989.
41 pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photo
Member of the Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS); Professor, Pahlavi University of Shiraz, 1970
Recollections of childhood; beginning political activity in Shiraz; memories of Ayatollah Dastgheib; joining CIS in U.S.; CIS's agenda and activities; on the Pahlavi University; on Shiraz in the 1970s; covert political activities in Shiraz; relations between the left and liberal opposition to the Shah; on the reasons for the radicalization of political dissent in Iran; on the revolutionary movement in Shiraz; on the formation of the National Organization of Iranian University Teachers (Sazeman-e Melli-ye Daneshgahiyan-e Iran); clashes between the left and the religious factions after the Revolution; encounters with the revolutionary guards; on the take-over of the Pahlavi University by clerical elements.