Ready To Rumble
December 7, 1953

The Mossadegh Project          

This ran in the editorial section of newspapers across the country between around Monday, December 7 and Friday, December 18, 1953.

Let's Rassle

Iranian Premier Mossadegh recently offered to wrestle the court prosecutor in Tehran, where he is on trial for treason.

The aged gentleman even said he'd tussle right in the courtroom.

If only television were global! Some enterprising TV outfit in America would snap this thing up in a minute. It certainly bears more promise than those purely verbal UN encounters billing Lodge vs. Vishinsky. [United Nations diplomats Henry Cabot Lodge (U.S.) and Russian envoy Andrei Vishinsky.]

Related links:

"Tears Are New TV Vogue" — December 17, 1951

"Mossadegh Denies Authority of Court" — AP, November 11, 1953

"Glycerine — Or Just Oil?" — November 3, 1951

MOSSADEGH t-shirts — “If I sit silently, I have sinned”

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