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Interview with Moayyed-Sabeti, Ali

Recollections of the Majles years; reminiscences of Reza Shah and his leadership style; Reza Shah’s policy towards religion; on the Masjed-e Gowharshad incident; on British machinations in Iranian politics; on Mosaddeq’s recollection of clashes between Reza Shah and the British; Soviet pressures on Iran during WWII; Prime Minister Qavam and the Azarbayjan Crisis; recollections of the Mosaddeq movement and the events of 1953; two elegies for Iran.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4


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16pp. + summary + biographical note + index

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