No. 624    |    24 February 2024


An overview of the challenges of news interviews and oral history interviews

A Reporter Who Absolutely Ignored Oral History Book

In the late 2010s, I accepted an oral history project at the suggestion of a friend; without knowing the depth of the prerequisites, dos, don'ts and challenges of the oral history interview. I did an hour-long interview a week, and when it was over, I felt that the amount of energy spent was more than news interviews and it didn't go as smoothly as I thought.

The 347th Session of Memory Night-3

Like Chamran

The 347th session of memory night titled “Like Chamran” was held in the hall of the educational vice-chancellor of the art field (Hozeh Honari) organization of Islamic Revolution on Thursday, June 22, 2022. As well as, Martyr Chamran Educational Hall was also opened after the session. 5 narrators of martyr Chamran's comrades were in this program:

Part of memoirs of Seyed Hamid Shahangian

Revolution in Music Office

One of my most important problems in the Music Office was the group of people who worked in the area of the music of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB). Most of them neither knew much about the revolution nor believed in it. On the other hand, they were not very hopeful that the revolution would last! They thought that we could ...

Efforts to Inform the Villagers

Nasrin Barkohan: “We were a group that all of us had a direct relationship with Mr. Mehdi Foroudi; the meetings, trainings and courses we had, all of these were done in Mr. Foroudi’s house... For example, we used to distribute some of the Imam’s leaflets here and there... with Maryam Foroudi and one of the other guys, we went to the villages and did some propaganda, ...

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Da (Mother) 85

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


We went over the bridge and from a place on Behruz Alley or Arya the truck entered a military compound and stopped in front of a building.

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