THE GOOD KING: British Echo News Report on the Shah in 1971


THE GOOD KING: British Echo News Report on the Shah in 1971
by Darius Kadivar

British Report on the state of affairs in Iran shortly after the Persepolis Celebrations of October 1971. Echo News takes an optimistic inside look at the social, political and economic transformations in the Land of Kings.

Echo News Reel Number 88: Persia, 1971:

Description :

This video is about Persia (Iran) and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. It explains the state of affairs in Iran or Persia at the time of creation of this video. Pahlavi was only challenged once at this point, oil is king in this country,defense was big, education was becoming a priority, and this countries economy was becoming diversified. The video also claims that the Shah is a good King.This video is in the Public Domain. The Master Copy can be found at the National Archives and Records Administration, Room 4000, 8601 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20740-6001. The Archival Retrieval Catalog (ARC) number is:650286.

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