IRAN: A Search for New Faces

And for ways to get the Shah to accept reduced powers

In the northern Iranian town of Tabriz, a group of soldiers suddenly found themselves confronting a large but peaceful group of anti-Shah demonstrators in the local bazaar. As the chanting marchers approached, one soldier said he was going to join them. He was immediately shot by one of his comrades, who in turn was attacked by the angry crowd. The soldier who had fired was saved by the quick intervention of a colonel, who took off his own pistol and offered it to...

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