In January 1979, the last Shah of Iran and his family went into exile to flee from the uprising Revolution. Why would an ally of the US leave his throne? The answer lies in his medical records. Uncover the mystery of the Shah’s death with details of the political climate at the time and interviews from his medical team.
Leon Morgenstern, MD, Morton Coleman, MD, Gaspar Garcia de Paredes, MD, Lynn Boyd-Judson, PhD, Jorge Cervantes, MD, Abbas Safavian, MD, Iraj Shaham, MD, Björn Thorbjarnarson, MD, Jerry Berlin, PhD, Amir Aslan Afshar, Ardeshir Zahedi, Ali Ansari and Manouchehr Ganji
RUNTIME: (85 Min)
Follow the rise and fall of Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi during the Iran Revolution of 1979 into political exile following opposition from Islamic insurgents. While sick with lymphoma, he was shuffled from country to country until he died in Egypt at the age of 60. His death has had profound consequences on the future of the Middle East, and yet the medical and political circumstances surrounding his death have so far been gone untold. w uncover the mystery of the last Shah of Iran’s illness, misdiagsis, medical mistreatment, the Iran hostage crisis and its impact on the rest of the world.