1 hr 29 min

Roqe - Ep #42 - Jimmy Delshad Roqe

    • Society & Culture

An interview with popular Iranian-American politician, Jimmy Delshad, the former two-term Mayor of Beverly Hills, California. Jimmy joins Jian for a funny and touching interview to share his story of being a Jewish kid from Shiraz who arrived in America in 1959, his pioneering campaign to become Mayor, his recent bout with Covid-19, and his reflections on the diaspora and community divisions in 2020. There are jokes along the way and insights from his eight decades of life.

An interview with popular Iranian-American politician, Jimmy Delshad, the former two-term Mayor of Beverly Hills, California. Jimmy joins Jian for a funny and touching interview to share his story of being a Jewish kid from Shiraz who arrived in America in 1959, his pioneering campaign to become Mayor, his recent bout with Covid-19, and his reflections on the diaspora and community divisions in 2020. There are jokes along the way and insights from his eight decades of life.

1 hr 29 min

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