Foreign News: The Plot That Failed

According to the plans, on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m., the street mob was to take over Teheran, whereupon Mohammed Mossadegh was to take over the government. Meeting in secrecy, Mossadegh's lieutenants had worked out the grand plan. First they formed a secret National Resistance Movement, uniting, among others, discontented rich and powerful bazaar merchants, university hotheads and rebellious army officers of the secret Black Spider Committee. Then they got together with the outlawed Communist Tudeh party, setting up an all-powerful six-man committee to run the revolt.

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