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Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Discusses her Memoirs.

Social Worker Sattareh Farman-Farmaian (sa-TAH-ray FAR-mahn far-m'YAN). She's the daughter of an Iranian prince of a fallen dynasty. She spent her childhood in a harem in Persia in the 20s and 30s. She's 70 years old and has spent a life time challenging Iran's conventions. She became the first Persian to study at the University of Southern California where she earned an advanced degree in social work. Returning to Iran she founded the Tehran School of Social Work. After the collapse of the Shah's regime she was arrested as a counter revolutionary and faced possible execution. Her autobiography is "Daughter of Persia," (Crown Publishers).


Other segments from the episode on March 10, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 10, 1991: Interview with Sattareh Farman-Farmaian; Review of the television program "Unplugged"; Interview with Michael York; Review of Little Village's album …


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