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Reminiscences of Amanullah Haiderzad : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Haiderzad, Amanullah, 1939-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 26 p. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (62 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Sculptor.

Scope and Contents

Born Kabul, Afghanistan; education: secular schools in Afghanistan, studies in France and Italy, establishment of Fine Arts Department at Kabul University; experiences during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, escape to Pakistan and immigration to the US; experiences working menial jobs; membership in Sculpture Academy; 9/11: sound of plane crash, videotaping second plane impact; television coverage, role of media after attacks, changes in political beliefs, religious reflections.

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