Ramsbotham, Sir Peter
Oral History Interview
Shusha Assar (Guppy)
January 20, 1986
75pp. + biographical note + index
Great Britain's Ambassador to Iran, 1971-74.
Recollections of the events of 1953; on the attitude of Iranians towards the British; relations between Iran and Great Britain in the 1970s; on the Shah's personal traits; Shah's sensitivity to British views; Iran's position on the Persian Gulf in the early 1970s; on various Iranian government officials; on the causes of the Revolution of 1978-79; impact of westernization on Iranian politics; on the Twenty Five Hundred Years of Monarchy Celebrations; on Britain's refusal to admit the Shah into Britain after the Revolution.