Iran: Crowning the Shadow of God

Lyndon Johnson sent a covered vermeil punch bowl. Charles de Gaulle gave a porcelain and bronze table, Queen Elizabeth a gold-plated fruit basket, Indira Gandhi a silver miniature of New Delhi's minaret, Kutb Minar. From Russia's President Nikolai Podgorny came a 31-ft. porcelain vase, from Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba a solid gold olive tree and from Kuwait's Emir Sabah as Salem as Sabah two black Arabian stallions. President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines sent a packet of seeds of a new strain of rice that, if it finds the right soil, can...

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