American Coup

American Coup

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The untold story of the 1953 CIA-backed coup in Iran that toppled the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. This covert operation would be the first overthrow of a foreign government by the agency, and serve as a template for all future CIA coups. American Coup explores the repercussions from this seminal event and the effects on today's US-Iranian relationship.
Starring Ervand Abrahamian
Director Joe Ayella