Who Is the Real Mir Hossein Mousavi?

How different would his regime be than that of Ahmadinejad?

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Transcript

Mir Hossein Mousavi is the public face of Iran's protest movement. His supporters claim he was the real winner of the election that returned President Ahmadinejad to power. But who is Mousavi, really? Would he differ from Ahmadinejad on the issues of nuclear development or Israel? We turn to Professor Hamid Dabashi, professor of Iranian Studies at Columbia University and author of Iran: A People Interrupted and Islamic Liberation Theology: Resisting the Empire.

Guests:

Hamid Dabashi

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher and Femi Oke

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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