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