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Iran's Cultural Revolution

Iran's Islamic hardliners shut universities to drive out secular opposition; interracial marriage in apartheid South Africa; and a Jewish take on the Six Day War.

Iran's Islamic hardliners shut universities to drive out secular opposition; interracial marriage in apartheid South Africa; an audacious attempt to escape from the USSR; the Cambridge Movement for African-American civil rights; and a Jewish take on the Six Day War.

(Photo: Iran's leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Credit: AP)

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