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December 13th, 2012
09:56 PM ET

Fmr. Afghan Culture Minister remembers when Afghanistan was thriving

For most Americans, Afghanistan is synonymous with war, terrorism, al Qaeda, and Osama bin Laden. But this is also a country with incredible history and culture.

As we began researching stories to cover, we learned of an Outfront personal connection. One of our colleagues, a publicist here at CNN, spent the first eight years of her life in Afghanistan during the early 1970's.

Erin Burnett spent some time with her father talking about his life - when Afghanistan was a different place.

OutFront tonight: Faiz Khairzada, Former Afghan Ministry of Culture and Information.

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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    That "stage I built for Duke Ellington" thing was a heartbreaker, man. I mean, seeing a dude shoot a woman in the head is abhorrent anywhere, but man...

    Sounds like a really fun house back in the day, though.

    December 14, 2012 at 5:30 am | Reply

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