Empress Farah This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Iranian revolution and the ousting of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - the Shah of Iran. For one look back we spoke to Farah Pahlavi, the only woman ever crowned queen in 2500 years of Persian history. The Shah's widow has been in exile since 1979 and she speaks to us from her apartment in Paris. She says she too was as surprised by the rapid turn of events as history was.
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Empress Farah

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Empress Farah

Empress Farah

Empress Farah

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This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Iranian revolution and the ousting of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - the Shah of Iran. For one look back we spoke to Farah Pahlavi, the only woman ever crowned queen in 2500 years of Persian history. The Shah's widow has been in exile since 1979 and she speaks to us from her apartment in Paris. She says she too was as surprised by the rapid turn of events as history was.