Israel: A Nation Is Born DVD

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  • Retail Price: 79.99
  • Item# DVD161
  • ISBN: 9781576180549
  • Author: Abba Eban
  • Publisher: Moreshet Israel Inc, 1992
  • Size: 5 DVDs, 4.5 hrs.

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This five-part chronicle of the birth and development of the Jewish state is hosted and narrated by former Israeli Ambassador to the US, Abba Eban, who also hosted the series’ predecessor, Heritage: Civilization and the Jews. Eban, who played a pivotal role in realizing the dream of a Jewish state, points out that “the series is designed to provide an essential context to an inspiring human story.” Among those featured in interviews and rare archival footage are US Presidents Harry Truman and Richard Nixon, world leaders Winston Churchill, David Ben Gurion, Golda Meir, Menachim Begin, Anwar Sadat, Yitzhak Rabin, and Boutros Boutros Ghali. Together with Eban’s first-hand testimony, this series achieves a diverse perspective of both the Arab and Israeli experience. According to Eban, Israel: A Nation is Born is a “depiction of the turbulent and dramatic history of Israel, through the conflicts and tensions of five decades....”