Man Of The Year: An Interview with Khomeini

Harsh words, in a soft voice, about the Shah, Carter and America

Qum is a city of 250,000 people that is drenched in dust, swept by howling, bitter-cold winds in winter and scorched by an angry sun in summer. A 19th century British traveler, James Morier, described Iran's religious center as a place in which, "excepting on the subject of religion, and settling who are worthy of salvation, and who are to be damned, no one opens his lips. Every man you meet is either a descendant of the Prophet or a man of the law. All wear long and...

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