Reminiscences of Haron Amin : oral history, 2002.


Reminiscences of Haron Amin : oral history, 2002.

Background: born Kabul, Afghanistan; memories of Soviet occupation of Afghanistan; escape to Germany 1980, immigration to United States 1982; work for Afghan resistance office in Washington, D.C. 1987; trip to Pakistan to support Afghan resistance movement, experiences as a soldier in Ahmad Shah Massoud's army; diplomatic work at United Nations in Washington, D.C; reflections on religion and government, discussion of Taliban regime; reaction to Massoud's assassination on September 9th, 2001; 9/11: witnessing second plane impact from Queensboro Bridge, immediate understanding of motivation behind attack; post-9/11: discrimination against Afghanis, economic difficulties.

transcript: 67 p.sound recordings: 2 sound discs (78, 60 min.) : digital ; 3 in.

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Afghan Ambassador to Japan. From the description of Reminiscences of Haron Amin : oral history, 2002. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269258069 ...