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Shah Reza II Interview #71294

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1981
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(Studio) Operation Blue Light,the unsuccessful effort to rescue United States hostages in Iran, recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Cairo, Egypt) Shah Reza II's efforts to walk in father's footsteps noted; films shown. [Shah REZA II - discusses succeeding his father.] His father's designation of him as heir apparent in 1967 recalled. [Shah REZA II - comments on Iran revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini.] His life here with mother, Farah Diba, and siblings discussed. [Shah REZA II - discusses exile.] Reza II's efforts to remain in touch with Iranian pols. cited. [Shah REZA II - comments on Iran's need for unified symbol.] Details of family's life examined. [Shah REZA II - notes importance of family; comments on being father's son, writing history.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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