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Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:49pm On Jan 31, 2017

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Nobody: 6:50pm On Jan 31, 2017
Explorers don come again o.

Make I grab seat and enjoy the ride

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:51pm On Jan 31, 2017
Rolling out the red carpet: Persian rugs line the road for President Eisenhower's motorcade in Tehran in 1960.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:52pm On Jan 31, 2017
This snap from the 1960s shows glamorous locals kicking off their heels to do the Tehran twist to Iranian rock 'n' roll music of the day.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by tk4rd: 6:52pm On Jan 31, 2017
Woowwahoo.!!
Were things this serene and calm there before.??
Explorers.. What caused the revolution.?
What was the aim.?
What was the immediate outcome.??
Was the aim achieved in the End.??
Lalasticlala.. Come see ooo.. Let there be no revolution in Nigeria ooo..
I never knew revolutions could get things backward

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:53pm On Jan 31, 2017
Sporting mullet haircuts and flares, a group of friends at Tehran university pose together in the 1970s.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Xtianvic(m): 6:53pm On Jan 31, 2017
*Grabs sit with full force*

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by gurunlocker: 6:53pm On Jan 31, 2017
Before religion of piss disrupt everything..... If you wear this now, they will behead you has they have no value for life.


Continue...

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:54pm On Jan 31, 2017
In a 70s street scene that could have been easily taken in the United States, Iranian youths in flares socialise on a sidewalk.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:56pm On Jan 31, 2017
Stylish locals from the 70s pose together in front of a shop in high-waisted flares and wide collared shirts, Iran.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by casttlebarbz(m): 6:57pm On Jan 31, 2017
make i park here
Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:57pm On Jan 31, 2017
Male and female medical students at Tehran University listen intently duringa lecture in the 1960s.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 6:59pm On Jan 31, 2017
Clash of traditional and Western influences: A woman in a chador window-shops with a couple in Western clothes, Tehran, in 1972.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:00pm On Jan 31, 2017
An octagonal swimming pool at the guest house of the Iranian National Oil Company near Ahwaz provides relief when the temperatures rise above 100degrees, pictured here in July 1971.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:03pm On Jan 31, 2017
Sexes mixed freely as depicted in this shot of a group of young adults relaxing in the sunshine. Iran, 1960s

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by fijiano202(m): 7:05pm On Jan 31, 2017
Wow and wow....one great thing america is good at is destroying beautiful nations....I still don't understand their goals

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:06pm On Jan 31, 2017
Lively metropolis: A colourful aerial view of Vali Ahd Square, also known as Meydan e Vali Ahd, in Tehran in 1971.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:07pm On Jan 31, 2017
Ordinary life before the revolution: Takht e Jamshid Avenue is lined with cars in 1971.


A view of a middle-class suburb in Tehran overlooked by the mountains and captured in the early 1970s.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:10pm On Jan 31, 2017
Pictured are Afghan girls coming home from school.

The girls, as well as boys, were educated up to the high-school level

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:11pm On Jan 31, 2017
A class at the American International School of Kabul where Peg and Jan attended. After class the girls were supervised by Indian ladies wearing saris, and were driven with about 20 students back through Kabul.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Explorers(m): 7:13pm On Jan 31, 2017
Students at the Higher Teachers College of Kabul where Dr. Podlich, the photographer, worked and taught for two years with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by olasaad(f): 7:22pm On Jan 31, 2017
hmmm....and all their problems started with George Bush senior now they've destroyed their land and term them terrorists

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by oglalasioux(m): 7:25pm On Jan 31, 2017
Iran before Islam took it back to the stone age.

The Shah worked out a fantastic social security system and was about to kick off before the Ayatollah struck. It will take at least half a century before Iran will get back to the pre revolution status.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by bonana: 7:40pm On Jan 31, 2017
Can we now agree that that particular religion is a curse to mankind

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by kingreign(m): 8:15pm On Jan 31, 2017
America came and plagued the country with wars and unrest. angry angry angry

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Ishilove: 8:26pm On Jan 31, 2017
oglalasioux:
Iran before Islam took it back to the stone age.

The Shah worked out a fantastic social security system and was about to kick off before the Ayatollah struck. It will take at least half a century before Iran will get back to the pre revolution status.
That is IF it ever gets back to pre-revolution status.

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by eitsei(m): 8:41pm On Jan 31, 2017
This thread will soon turn to Islam bashing thread

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by HarmonyDee(f): 9:08pm On Jan 31, 2017
wow! what happened to the country.. they are so different now. what was the revolution for

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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by ichommy(m): 9:25pm On Jan 31, 2017
shocked shocked angry angry
Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Nobody: 9:54pm On Jan 31, 2017
bonana:
Can we now agree that that particular religion is a curse to mankind

What religion were they practicing in the 70s? Bigotry and tribalism kills.





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Re: Fascinating Photos Reveal Life In Iran, Afghanistan Before The Revolution. by Adesiji77: 10:15pm On Jan 31, 2017
Fascinating indeed!

Talk of "arrested" development, especially for Afghanistan... embarassed

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