Travel with Rick Steves
151 First Impressions of Iran
Oct 4, 2008 · 54 min
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Rick shares notes with his Iranian-American filmmaking consultant about their recent trip to Iran to film a special for public television. We'll hear what "family values" means to the average Iranian, and how some of them circumnavigate the taboos of their fundamentalist religious government. It could be one of the least understood cultures in the world, and Westerners are often surprised by the welcome they find -- from the congested capital, Tehran, to the dusty and magnificent sites of ancient Persia.  For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit
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