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Afghanistan in the 1950s: Back to the Future [Full Documentary] – BBC News

<img width="1920" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/naHWKSpjZGI/maxresdefault.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Afghanistan in the 1950s: Back to the Future [Full Documentary] – BBC News" loading="lazy">Sixty years ago, life in Afghanistan was very different to the battleground it’s become in recent decades. America’s



Sixty years ago, life in Afghanistan was very different to the battleground it’s become in recent decades. America’s relationship with the country was also very different as can be seen from a remarkable treasure trove of films, shot in the 1950s by American Glenn Foster, and his Afghan assistant Hajji Mehtabuddin.
Saeeda Mahmood, born and brought up in southern Afghanistan, explores and introduces the films.

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