BOOK:Sadegh Ghobtzadeh, The Man In the Mirror by Carole Jerome (1987)

Carole Jerome who worked for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) was appointed to her position in Paris during mid 1970’s when she was 26 years old. She met Sadegh Ghotbzadeh a few years later. Her love story with Ghotbzadeh coincided with the time when Islamic revolution was close to its final stages.

Ghobtzadeh accompanies Khomeiny on his return From Paris ( and asks about the Ayatollah’s feelings on his return to Iran and to which the latter responds in Persian “Nothing” to the embarassement of Ghobtzadeh):

French Report on the first divisions Before National Referandum on the future nature of the Regime ( Democratic & Secular  or Islamic Republic ? )  between the revolutionary forces after the fall of the shah: (Pro Veil and Anti Veil Protests, Interviews of Ayatollah Shariatmadari, Sanjabi (head of the Iran’s Secular National Front Party), Bazarghan ( first PM of the IRI ), Banisadre, Yazdi and other figures of the Revolution): 

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Bio: Sadegh Ghotbzadeh (Persian: صادق قطب‌زاده , 1936 – September 15, 1982) was a close aide of Ayatollah Khomeini during his 1978 exile in France, and Iranian Foreign Minister (November 30, 1979–August, 1980) during Iran hostage crisis following the Iranian Revolution. In 1982 he was executed for allegedly plotting the assassination of Ayatollah Khomeini and the overthrow of the Islamic Republic. More Here

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