IRAN: Empty Hands

For his farewell appearance in the U.S., Premier Mossadegh used Washington's National Press Club as a rostrum, and drew as big a crowd as had Clement Attlee. Everyone wanted to see the faint-prone wonder. About all that most got out of it was a glimpse of a man with a Durante nose and a gleam of cunning in his eye. Less than half the crowd stayed through his 40-minute speech in Persian. Those who waited for the translation got only a tired tirade against the British, and one Mossadegh proposal, to wit, that...

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