Iran: Successful King Business

"Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me nothing personally but headaches," said Shah Mo hammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran to the Na tional Press Club. "During the whole of these 20 years of my reign, I have continually lived under the strain and stress of my duties." In the past two decades, said the Shah, he had been the target of several assassination attempts, been vilified by "elements of international sub version," turned over 90% of his private fortune to be used "for the benefit of my people." As he moved...

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