IRAN: Another Round

Teheran voters last week gave Premier Mohammed Mossadegh his newest triumph. In three days of balloting for the Majlis, they elected eleven of Mossadegh's twelve National Front candidates, crushed the threat of the Communist Tudeh Party and whipped his No. 1 parliamentary opponent, wealthy landlord Jamal Imami. The more violently fanatic the candidate, the mere votes that candidate polled. Topping the list: Firebrand Hussein Makki, the Huey Long of the Frontists, closely trailed by Religious Leader Ayatulla Kashani, boss of the gunman-terrorist wing of the Frontist Party. With only one-sixth of the election returns in for the entire country...

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