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Women from the Archives: Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Discusses her Memoirs.

Social Worker Sattareh Farman Farmaian. 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 in her 70's, 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). (REBROADCAST from 3/10/92)


Other segments from the episode on September 8, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 8, 1995: Interview with Sattareh Farman-Farmaian; Interview with Bapsi Sidhwa; Interview with Mary Pipher; Review of the film "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything…


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