The goal of this website is to introduce a snapshot of Afghanistan in the 1960's. At this time, Afghanistan was an upcoming and pre-modern country. We would like to show how cultured and open this era was, in terms of women's reform, fashion, and music..
In Washington, D.C., Afghan King Mohammad Zahir Shah talks with US President John F. Kennedy in the car that took them to the White House on September 8, 1963. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)