Studies at Princeton University, AB, 1942; service in United States Army, 1942-1946; vice consul in United States Consulate General, Shangai, 1946; consular officer, 1949, and then political officer, 1950, United States embassy in Tehran; Officer-in-Charge of Iranian affairs in Washington, D.C., 1952; Assistant to Secretariat, 1955, and end of involvement with Iran; nationalization of Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, 1951; United States role in the fall of Mussadiq and the rise of the Shah, 1953; negotiations with Iran over the consortium plan in Tehran, April 1954; the Baghdad Pact, 1955.
Interviewed by William Burr.
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