Voices from Afghanistan


This exhibition was developed under the leadership of James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress.

Staff for the Exhibition

  • William Jacobs, Chief, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Kimberli Curry, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Mary-Jane Deeb, Co-Curator, Chief, African and Middle Eastern Division
  • Christopher Murphy, Co-Curator, Head, Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division
  • Deborah Durbeck, Production Officer, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Rachel Waldron, Registrar, Interpretive Programs Office

Interpretive Programs Office Staff

  • Denise Agee
  • Vicki Fortuno
  • David Hayward
  • Martha Hopkins
  • Carroll Johnson-Welsh
  • Antonio La Greca
  • Tambra Johnson
  • Susan Mordan-White
  • Betsy Nahum-Miller
  • Cheryl Regan
  • Patrick Shepler
  • Christopher O’Connor
  • Seth de Matties
  • Cynthia Wayne

Special thanks are due to the following members of the Library of Congress staff for their assistance with this exhibition:

Deanna Marcum, Library Services; Jo Ann Jenkins, Office of the Librarian; Hirad Dinavari, African and Middle Eastern Division; Yasmeen Khan, Nancy Lev-Alexander, Lisa Adang, Claire Dekle, Julie McInnis, Lisa Moberg, Jamie Roberts, Jamie Schmeits, and Tiffany Welch, Conservation Division; Ruhul Ameen Yousufzai, Asian and Middle Eastern Division; John Hebért and Edward Redmond, Geography and Map Division; Dominic Sergi, Andrew Cook, and Joel Kaufman, ITS Scan Lab; Dorothy Gholston, Printing Management Section; Stanley Bandong, Graphic Art Services Unit; Jim Karamanis, Thip Padavong, Rohit Gupta, Laura Moiseev, Qun Lai, Dan Trachtman, Laurent Teyssere, Web Services

The Library of Congress would like to thank Jeffrey Gedmin, President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), for the generous donation to the Library of the Radio Azadi Collection of letters from Afghanistan. Special thanks are due to Akbar Ayazi, Director of Radio Azadi; Zarif Nazar and Omid Marzban, in the RFE/RL Prague headquarters; and Diane Zeleny, Ari Goldberg, and Martins Zvaners in its Washington, D.C., office.

Exhibition and Brochure Design

Riggs Ward Design, Richmond, Virginia