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Interview with Ashuri, Daryush

Educational background; recollections of involvement in politics in the 1950s; on the National Front and its activities after 1953; recollections of literary activities in the 1950s and 1960s; recollections of cooperation with Khalil Maleki and the Third Force Party (Niru-ye Sevvum); relations between the opposition forces and the regime; on the first and second Writers’ Association of Iran; recollection of General Naser Moqaddam, and impressions of political thinking within SAVAK; assessment of the political activities of the liberal and leftist forces in the 1960s; on the Iranian intellectuals and the Revolution of 1978-79.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Daryush-Ashuri-APt-I.pdf Daryush-Ashuri-English.pdf

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