From the web: “The Collapse Narrative: The United States, Mohammed Mossadegh, and the Coup Decision of 1953”

On Aug. 19, 1953, the streets of Tehran exploded into violence. Clashes broke out between rival crowds at the city’s major radio station and central squares, while an armored column surrounded the home of Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh, peppering it with machine gun fire.

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