Great Lives

By BBC Radio 4

What's Great Lives about?

Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.

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Mohammad Mossadegh, PM of I...


Walter Murch picks Mohammad Mossadegh, prime minister following the nationalisation of the Anglo-Iranian oil company in 1951. Mossadegh was ousted in a coup in 1953. Murch became fascinated in Mossadegh's life while working on a Sam Mendes film about the ...

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