Prime Minister Mohammed Daoud addresses the
U.S. House of Representatives.

Washington, D.C., 1958

Prince Daoud was the first Afghan to speak before the United States Congress. His presentation focused on a number of contemporary issues, but most importantly, underscored the importance of U.S.-Afghan relations.

Courtesy of the National Archives Still Picture Unit. 306-PS-19-P-58-13257.
Photograph by Oliver Pfeiffer.

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