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The Trumans with the Shah of Iran

November 18, 1949
Source: National Archives

President Harry Truman, center, and his wife, First Lady Bess Truman, attended a formal event with Mohammed Riza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, right, during his November 1949 visit to the United States.  During the course of his good will tour, the Shah visited many American locations, including Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and New York City.   

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