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Edward Kennedy on Iran

Title
Edward Kennedy on Iran
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:01:41
Description
Report on Presidential election candidate Senator Edward Kennedy’s criticism of US foreign policy, which Kennedy considers responsible for the situation in Iran. The Shah, says Kennedy, ran a violent regime and had no regard for basic human rights. Andrew Manderstam
Contributors
Andrew Manderstam; Edward Kennedy
Keywords
USA; Iran; Human rights; Tehran; International relations; Political systems; Hostages; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi; Shah of Iran; Foreign policy; Embassy buildings; Presidential candidates; Election campaigns

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