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3/19/04

Queen of Iran Kicks Off Fifth Season with Dialogue

Falls Church, VA, March 18, 2004 - Celebrated host George Liston Seay launches the fifth season of MHz NETWORKS' foreign affairs television show dialogue with an intimate interview with the queen of Iran, Farah Pahlavi, on Wednesday, March 24 at 8 PM on MHz.

The story of the fall of the Iranian monarchy was one of the most dramatic tales of the 20th century. It involved intrigue, betrayal, and extraordinary political tension. The queen of Iran, Farah Pahlavi, lived through those events and suffered the loss her husband, her crown, and her beloved country. In this interview, she describes her life before, during, and after the Iranian Revolution.

Produced in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, dialogue examines global concerns with renowned leaders ranging from ambassadors to artists. Other notable guests scheduled for this season include John Shattuck, former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor under the Clinton administration; Jok Madut Jok, Assistant Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University whose work focuses on conflict in Sudan; and Librarian of Congress James Billington, who recently wrote a book on Russian identity.

Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, is remembered for his international leadership during and after World War I, and for his lifelong commitment to scholarship and learning. In 1968, Congress established the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as a living memorial to Wilson, commemorating his service to the nation with an institution devoted to the promotion of scholarship in public affairs. In that spirit, the Wilson Center brings together the thinkers and the doers, the scholars and the policymakers, in the confident hope that from their dialogue, better understanding and better policy will emerge.

MHz NETWORKS (MHz and MHz2) is an independent, noncommercial, television network delivering international, educational and arts programming. MHz provides diverse cultural perspectives for a globally minded audience. Serving the Washington, DC area's 4.7 million residents, MHz NETWORKS features programs from around the world on air and online in more than 20 different languages. For more information, visit www.mhznetworks.org.


MHz NETWORKS (MHz and MHz2) is an independent, noncommercial, television network delivering international, educational and arts programming. MHz provides diverse cultural perspectives for a globally minded audience. Serving the Washington, DC area's 4.7 million residents, MHz NETWORKS features programs from around the world on air and online in more than 20 different languages.

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