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By the People: A New Presidency and a ‘Window’ of Opportunity for the Iranian Diaspora

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Photos courtesy of Persis Karim, Shaghayegh Cyrous, Hanif Sadr, and Siavash Jafari Jozani. Collage by Shaylyn Martos.

It’s Inauguration Day in the U.S. The end of the Trump administration, and the beginning of the Biden administration is a monumental moment for the country – and for the rest of the world. Today, we hear from members of the Iranian diaspora here in the Bay Area about what this change in power means for them, their loved ones in Iran and for the future hopes of the relationship between their two home countries.

Guest: Kyana Moghadam, KQED podcast producer

Read the transcript here.

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