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Author Examines Iranian Culture in Chicago

As the eyes of the world focus on Iran and its unrest, Hamid Akbari, an Iranian American, share more from his community in Chicago. This community began more than half a century ago. He wrote a book, Images of America: Iranians in Chicagoland, about the Iranian community's impact on Chicagoland.

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Music Button: Niyaz, "Beni Beni", from the CD Nine Heavens, (Six Degrees records)

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