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Iranian Reformers Fear Reprisals

Last week's parliamentary elections have placed conservatives back in control of Iran's legislature. Reformers dominated parliament for the past four years with political support from Iran's president, Mohammed Khatami. Reformist leaders now fear a political crackdown from the right. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.