allowed as much freedom of movement.
There were national celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Islamic revolution that drove out the monarchy and established the Islamic republic that now governs the country. Most Iranians were not born, or were young children, when the revolution took place. They know that, since the revolution, the standard of living has declined about 20 percent and unemployment is much higher. Corruption in the government is greater and most Iranians are unhappy with the restrictions on