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Historian Explains US and Iran's Long, Complicated History

Clip: 01/10/2020 | 17m 34s Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. has a long and complicated history with Iran, dating back to before the Ayatollahs came to power in the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Ervand Abrahamian is an Iranian-Armenian historian whose book “The Coup” is the latest in his work unpacking U.S./Iranian relations. He tells Walter about the history of distrust and hostility between these two nations.

Aired: 01/10/20

Rating: NR

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