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10 Years And A Personal Connection: Director And Writer Discuss What It Took To Make ‘Coup 53’

Director Taghi Amirani wanted to shine a light on Britain’s involvement in the 1953 coup that overthrew then prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadegh. The documentary “Coup 53” released this week on the anniversary of the events. According to the New York Times, British involvement isn’t a secret, and the United State’s involvement has also been acknowledged.