Good Morning Afghanistan
By (author) Waseem Mahmood
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Good Morning Afghanistan by Waseem Mahmood
Book DescriptionThe true story of how a courageous band of media warriors assisted a broken nation in finding a voice through the radio. Waseem Mahmood lost almost everything when his brother broke a confidence and filed a story in the world's highest circulating tabloid newspaper, the News of the World. He feared he would never work in broadcast media again, and history intervened with the events of 9/11, the attack on Afghanistan, and the fall of the Taliban. Headed by Mahmood, a group of local and foreign journalists responded to the events by producing a radio program based in Kabul to disseminate much-needed and, for the first time, uncensored information to the country's people. What they end up providing is hope for a devastated land and a voice for a people long smothered by oppression. Told with searing honesty, this is a story of struggle, cruelty, and courage populated by ordinary people who risk their lives for freedom.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903070710
(198mm x 126mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Eye Books
Publisher: Eye Books
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Waseem Mahmood
An award-winning broadcaster, Mahmood was awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to the reconstruction of media in postwar countries. He is also the chairman of the record-breaking Yeh Hum Naheen Foundation."
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