Oral History Interview
Gholam Reza Afkhami
July 15 and 17, 1990
President of Keyhan Publishing Corporation, 1941-1979; Senator, 1967-1979.
Family and educational background; early political career; recollections of work at the Majles; working of Iranian politics; political change in Iran since WWII; on the leading Iranian political and military personages; impressions of the personality and leadership style of the Shah; origin, organization and administration of Keyhan Newspaper; role of the printed media in Iranian politics; relations between the printed media and the government; on the issue of censorship; on the causes of the Iranian revolution; recollections of the unfolding of the Revolution.