Rick Steves' Iran

Rick Steves' Iran

DVD - 2009 | Widescreen
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Rick explores "the most surprising and fascinating land he's ever visited:" Iran. This travel show host visits splendid monuments of Iran's past, explores the 20th century history of this nation, and encounters Iranian people and customs in everyday life. Visits contrast old and new as he visits the cities, villages, and tourist sites of Tehran, Abyaneh, Esfahan, Shiraz, and Persepolis. The one hour special is supplemented with special features assessing his experience through a lecture/slide presentation and an interview with his Iranian guide.
Publisher: Edmonds, Wash. : Back Door Productions, c2009.
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9781598803228
1598803220
Branch Call Number: DVD-ED 915.5 RIC728
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with some b&w segments ; 4 3/4 in.

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Jan 14, 2015

Great documentary on Iran loved it. ( Don't forget to watch the seminar on special features ) to have better understanding of the country and the people. Highly Recommend it for everyone great documentary.

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Dec 02, 2013

Rick showed the country, the people and the background of the politics. Pretty impressive job. The country is amazing and I am so glad I have real images in my mind now. The Iranian people consistently said our governments have problems but we love Americans, people to people there are no problems. Good to remember when we hear about the fringe nuts that seem to be the main representatives of this country in the news media

a5a22406 Jan 26, 2013

Easily the most informative show I've even watched on Iran. Rick, as usual, does a beautiful, balanced, report on what he sees and experiences. Man, this is a gorgeous and charismatic country and one has to see this show to see how the West (the USA and Israel) try their best to vilify the people. But, as Rick says in his lecture ( watch the movies' special features) to folks at the U of W, what politicians want is to to shore up their support. Rick's conversations with the average Iranian citizen prove that they just want to get along with the American people and get on with their lives.

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