Iran: Reform with Tears

With a flourish of dire warnings, stern homilies and inspired publicity, Dr. Ali Amini last week entered into his second precarious month as Premier of Iran.

Caviar & Hairdos. To wealthy Iranians with little stomach for austerity, he cried, "If my government falls, then everyone's life will be in danger. You and you and you." Dr. Amini stepped on sensitive toes by closing Teheran's glittering $9,000,000 airport to all foreign-bound Iranians except those traveling on bona fide business. First casualties were a bevy of Teheran socialites who were sent home in tears....

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