Iranian American scholar HALEH ESFANDIARI

    In 2007, while visiting her mother in Iran, HALEH ESFANDIARI was detained and later charged with plotting revolution. Esfandiari is director of Middle East Programs at the Smithsonian’s Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars. She left Iran in 1980 at the time of the 1979 revolution. She has written a new memoir “My Prison, My Home,” and she visits Radio Times to talk about it. Listen to the mp3

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