1/3. To mark the 30th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, Norma Percy charts the story of how the Shah was overthrown and examines why Iran's relations with the West have soured in the intervening years. An all-star cast of contributors includes former US president Jimmy Carter , Iran's ex-president Mohammad Khatami and Iran's Queen Farah.
10.00 2/3. An examination of how the new Islamic republic began to export its revolution. Two top Revolutionary Guard commanders describe how they persuaded the nation's leader, Ayatollah Khomeini , to let them launch Hezbollah in Lebanon. Plus ex-president Mohammad Khatami describes how he set out to improve relations with the West and relieve Iran of its pariah status.
11.00 3/3. Contributors including Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett explore the details of the West's ongoing confrontation with Iran over its nuclear programme.
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