Amanpour and Company

The Hidden Story Behind Iran's Coup of 1953

Clip: 08/17/2020 | 2m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

In the new documentary "Coup 53," Taghi Amirani details how the CIA conspired with Britain’s MI6 to overthrow Iran’s first democratically elected Prime Minister, Mohammad Mossadegh. Amirani joins the show alongside his co-writer, legendary Hollywood editor and sound engineer Walter Murch.

Aired: 08/17/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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