IRAN: Mooooo!

Theoretically it was to be the prosecutor's week in court, but the writer, producer, director and star performer was again that wizened old mummer, Mohammed Mossadegh. Hunched over the defense table in Saltanatabad barracks, the deposed Premier of Iran kept up a running commentary on Prosecutor Brigadier General Hussein Azemudeh's attempt to have him convicted of treason. He feigned shock, horror, innocence, fear of assassination, and sleep; he corrected the prosecutor's grammar and syntax, wowed the courtroom crowd with witty ad libs, laughed at the court's most damaging evidence, and finally developed a most economical retort that required no effort...

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