Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, center, is surrounded by followers, Feb. 1, 1979, after his arrival at Mehrabad Airport after 14 years of exile.  (AP Photo)

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, center, is surrounded by followers, Feb. 1, 1979, after his arrival at Mehrabad Airport after 14 years of exile. (AP Photo)