From the US-backed coup that brought the Shah to power, through the 1979 revolution and Islamism that followed - voices from the recent history of Iran.
The US-backed coup which brought the Shah of Iran to power in 1953
Hossein Amanat was the young architect employed to build a tower for Iranian royalty.
Millions of people took to the streets of Iran's main cities in December 1978.
Shortly before the Islamic revolution in Iran, a very modern museum opened in the capital
In February 1979 an Islamic revolution began when Iran's exiled religious leader returned
How Iran's state employed musicians started recording revolutionary songs.
Iranians stormed the US embassy in Iran in November 79 after America allowed in the Shah
Barry Rosen was one of the Americans held hostage for 444 days in Tehran.
In November 1979, Iranian revolutionaries stormed the US embassy in Tehran.
How Iranian students invited a group of Americans to Iran to meet the hostages
The US sent special forces to try to rescue hostages from their Embassy in Tehran in 1980
How Iran's Islamic hardliners shut down universities to drive out secular groups
Many women supported Iran's 1979 Revolution but some later became disillusioned
In the autumn of 1980 one of the longest wars of the 20th Century began.
All 290 on board were killed when a US warship downed an Iranian passenger jet in 1988
In the summer of 1988 thousands of political prisoners were suddenly executed in Iran.
Chaos at the funeral of Iran's leader as millions gathered to mourn his death.
In 1998, Iran invited an American wrestling team to Tehran as a goodwill gesture.
The politically-charged showdown at the 1998 football World Cup between Iran and the US
In 2003 Iran agreed to let the IAEA into the country to inspect its nuclear facilities.
The young woman, killed at a protest in 2009, who became a symbol for opposition in Iran