Nation: Thrown Out Like a Dead Mouse

The Shah 's new memoirs feature bitter accusations

While he was in exile in Mexico last summer, the Shah of Iran produced a 280-page book describing the events that led to his overthrow. He was and is defiant in his insistence that events—and the U.S.—conspired against him. He was deposed, he feels, for doing the right thing. Last week, with the Shah sequestered in a Texas military hospital, his Reply to History* began appearing in the London weekly magazine Now!

The Shah writes that he was astonished when he learned last January that U.S. Air Force General Robert Huyser, then Deputy Commander in...

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