Documentary: How America Created Iran's Nuclear Program

Sep 21, 2015

The United State's new deal with Iran about its nuclear program is just the latest in a story that stretches back more than 50 years.

During this hour on River to River, NPR’s Steven Inskeep talks about the history of Iran’s nuclear program and its connection with the United States, which starts with a nuclear reactor that was built on the campus of Tehran University in 1957.

Ali Vaez, the International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Iran joins the conversation. Listen to the full story on NPR's website.