Reza Goharzad

Host of 'Politics Today,' KIRN Radio

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Political analyst and host of the program Politics Today on KIRN, an all-Farsi radio station at 670 AM in Los Angeles, California

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Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

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Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.

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