Life Earlier than the Taliban: Afghanistan within the 1960s


style=”text-align: justify;”>Afghanistan was not at all times the war-torn land of right this moment. Again in 1967, college professor Dr. Invoice Podlich went to Afghanistan for 2 years. He was accompanied by his spouse, Margaret, and two teenage daughters, Jan and Peg. Whereas working with UNESCO on the Greater Academics Faculty in Kabul, he traveled across the nation and took many footage.

style=”text-align: justify;”>This was whereas Afghanistan was nonetheless a kingdom, and the Westernized cities offered a stark distinction to the agricultural areas. It was a time earlier than the 1973 coup, which hastened modernization, and the 1979 Soviet-backed coup, which began the bloody ten years of the Soviet-Afghan warfare. The Taliban took over in 1996 and it’s an open query how a lot of the splendor we see within the footage survived till the American invasion in 2001.

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Younger Photographer At Paghman Gardens

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Schooling Underneath The Timber

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Afghan Excessive College Ladies

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The American Worldwide College Of Kabul Parking Lot

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Adorning Truffles

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Sharing Tea & Music

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College students At The Greater Academics Faculty Of Kabul

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Hanging Out At AISK

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Kindergarten Dance

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Co-education

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Bus Driver

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Bus Journey

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Frying Up Dessert

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Procuring For Scarves

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Afghan Hound

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Rush Hour

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Blonde & Afghans

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Kabul Gorge

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Massive Sister

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Salang Move Tunnel

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