IRAN: For Oil & Islam

Four shots fired in Teheran last week —four shots fired for oil and Islam—were heard around the world.

Ali Razmara, Iran's best postwar Premier, was attending a memorial to a recently deceased religious leader in the Mosque of the Shah. In the press of other business, Razmara had almost forgotten the ceremony and was hurrying in order not to be late. As he stepped briskly into the courtyard, a bearded young Moslem fanatic named Khalil Tahmassebi slid out of a crowd, got behind the Premier, opened fire. The first pistol bullet, which struck the back of Ali Razmara's head, was enough...

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