IRAN: US for Limbo

U. S. to Limbo

As Iran's tall, autocratic King of Kings Reza Shah Pahlavi, 58, gets older, his temper gets shorter. Less & less can he bring himself to humor the outlying world beyond his vast desert land, larger than Germany, France and Great Britain combined but with a population of only 15,000,000. Last year he curtly notified the diplomatic corps in Teheran that New Year's Day is March 22, told his envoys abroad to put a stop to the outlandish practice of calling Iran Persia. Last November the King of Kings was...

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