Message To America: Message To America, Jun. 28, 1976

from Iran's Shahanshah, Mohammed Resa Pahlavi

As part of our Bicentennial observance, TIME asked the leaders of nations round the world to speak to the American people through the pages of TIME on how they see the U.S. and what they hope, and expect, from it in the years ahead. This message from Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Shah of Iran is the third in 'the series.

The 200th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. is a welcome opportunity for me to send my warmest greetings to the American people and to wish them ever increasing happiness and success. It is also my ardent...

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