Oral History Interview
December 9, 20 and 22, 1983
46pp. + summary + biographical note + index
Majles Deputy and Parliamentary Leader of the Mardom Party, 1956-1977; Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, 1977-1978.
Family background and educational history; on the characteristics of his constituency; recollections of the Majles and its operating procedures; role of the Mardom Party in the Majles; relations between the government and the Majles; confrontations between the Mardom Party and the Hoveyda government; assessment of the Hoveyda premiership; on the leadership in SAVAK; on the events of 1953; recollections of General Qarane'i; recollections of the Rastakhiz Party and the operations of the Majles under the aegis of that Party.