From the web: “How a Chase Bank Chairman Helped the Deposed Shah of Iran Enter the U.S.”

The fateful decision in 1979 to admit Mohammed Reza Pahlavi prompted the seizure of the American Embassy in Tehran and helped doom the Carter presidency. One late fall evening 40 years ago, a worn-out white Gulfstream II jet descended over Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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