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The search for the Afghan girl.

Cumbo, Lawrence. (Added Author). Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- (Added Author). McCurry, Steve. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 50 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : 2005.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Sigourney Weaver.
Summary, etc.:
In 1985, the haunting picture of an Afghan refugee girl with startling sea-green eyes graced the cover of National Geographic magazine. Now, the search is on to find the nameless woman whose youthful image became a global symbol of wartime dignity, resilience, and survival. Journey to the Afghan-Pakistan border with the photographer who took this world-famous picture as he attempts to track down his anonymous subject. Follow clues and rumors through the twisting byways of a teeming refugee camp on a mission to solve this 17-year-old mystery. Witness FBI investigators applying cutting-edge eye-scanning and face-recognition technology to crack the ultimate "missing person" case. Follow the amazing story of how the National Geographic team searched for the mystery girl with the green eyes in THE SEARCH FOR THE AFGHAN GIRL.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Young women > Afghanistan > Biography.
Photojournalists.
Afghanistan > History > Soviet occupation, 1979-1989 > Personal narratives.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.

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