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Interview with Amir-Arjomand, Shahrokh

Early childhood experiences and family background; involvement with student organizations in the U.S.; return to Iran and teaching career; intellectual ambience of the universities in the 1960s and 1970s; on meeting Queen Farah and joining the circle of her close associates; reminiscences of the activities of the court and its social functions; Shah and the Queen as friends and as individuals; on the Revolution of 1978-79; recollections of the royal family in exile; Shah’s illness and its effect on the political situation.

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