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Iran Yesterday and Today.

New York Times reporter Elaine Sciolino. She was the first American and the first woman to interview the Ayatollah when he came into power in 1979. She was expelled from Iran ten years ago and recently returned there for the first time since to cover the elections. Terry talks with her about the changes she saw in Iran from the ten years previous.


Other segments from the episode on April 21, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 21, 1992: Interview with Elaine Sciolino; Interview with Lewis Thomas; Review of the television show "Bedtime Stories."


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