50 Years War, The (Israel and the Arabs), Part One*

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50 Years War, The (Israel and the Arabs), Part One*

  • 1999 ----- color ----- 146 min ----- vhs
  • Examines the 50-year Arab-Israeli conflict--its history, its politics, its voiolence, and the difficult search for peace. Opening with the partition of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states in 1947, the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiation is charted. Covers Israel's struggle for statehood, including the surprising victory against Arab armies in 1948 and 1967. Traces the establishment and campaigns of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Coverage of the Palestinian and Israeli conflict includes a wealth of new and surprising details. (Closed-Captioned) [Funded in part by the Jackson School of International Studies] (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (History: Middle Eastern, Jewish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science: Middle Eastern, War and Peace)