Interview with Abbas Milani on Iranian Diaspora TV Pejvak speaks about his latest Book on the Shah. Talk done amidst events the upheaval in Egypt earlier this year
THE SHAH: Abbas Milani on Pejvak (Toronto TV)
Abbas Milani’s Book Reviewed by Jahangir Amuzegar (Imperial Iran’s former minister of both commerce and finance)
‘The Shah’ is measured and civil-but flawed by Jahangir Amuzegar
In Iran’s post-revolutionary history, where vilification of the Pahlavi monarchs has been elevated to an art form, Abbas Milani’s “The Shah” is a welcome exception. And in the ugly atmosphere where the tragic deaths of two innocent Pahlavi siblings are shamelessly called “self-slaughter” and portrayed as “payment” for their father’s “sins,” Milani’s measured narrative is a return to human decency and civility in public discourse.
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