Iran's Warm Front Reaches All The Way To The U.S.

A couple of months ago, Iran's President Hashemi Rafsanjani paid a quiet visit to a high-tech satellite-receiving station at Mardabad, about 35 miles from sprawling Tehran. Built by General Electric Co. in the mid-1970s, the mass of huge white satellite dishes has been gathering dust since the fiery 1979 Islamic Revolution swept away the Shah as well as virtually every trace of U. S. influence.

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