Photos: People, Places and Political Sites

January 9, 2014

      Robin Wright captured a cross section of images from Iran on the eve of the revolution’s 35th anniversary. The pictures include exclusive images from inside the U.S. Embassy in Tehran as well as leading ayatollahs and some of the many visual contradictions in the Islamic Republic. Click on the arrows to see the next slide in each series.

 

The Holy Shrine in Qom

 

The Clerics

 

The Girls of Iran

 

The Boys of Iran

 

U.S. Embassy in Tehran

 

Lingering Impact of the Iran-Iraq War

 

The Economy

 

The Art of Iran

 

Finding Marilyn Monroe in Tehran

 

The Billboards (and contradictions) of Iran