Today marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of Iran's Islamic Revolution, which photojournalist David Burnett documented in detail. It's interesting that pictures from today in Tehran aren't unlike those from 1979.
�David Burnett/courtesy National Geographic Books
A young soldier is seized by demonstrators in 24 of Esfand Square after the army opens fire on the funeral cortege of a 27-year-old professor killed the day before. Tehran | December 27, 1978