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Israel, a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness /

"A five-part video series presented by former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban. It chronicles his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. The series tells the story of the establishment of the Stat of Israel in 1948; the subsequent conflicts, including the 1967 Six Day War and the 1973 Yom Kippur War; the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty; and the events of the last decade. Part one portrays the rise of Zionism and President Truman's mounting pressure for a Jewish State. Part two includes the proclamation of Israeli Statehood on May 14, 1948 and follows the invasion of the newborn State by its Arab neighbors, and the development of the State of Israel in the early 1950's. Part three Abba Eban explains how Israel ended its isolation, culminating in the combined Anglo-French-Israeli Sinai Campaign of 1956 and his personal involvement in bringing Adolf Eichmann to trial in Israel Part four starts with events surrounding the Six Day War of 1967. Eban leads diplomatic efforts at the United Nations resulting in resolution 242. Part five opens with the 1973 surprise attack by Egypt and Syria also known as the Yom Kippur War. Abba Eban describes his personal communications with King Hussein and other Arab leaders and outlines the beginning of a new peace process through the Madrid Conference and beyond."--Container.

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  • ""A five-part video series presented by former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban. It chronicles his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. The series tells the story of the establishment of the Stat of Israel in 1948; the subsequent conflicts, including the 1967 Six Day War and the 1973 Yom Kippur War; the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty; and the events of the last decade. Part one portrays the rise of Zionism and President Truman's mounting pressure for a Jewish State. Part two includes the proclamation of Israeli Statehood on May 14, 1948 and follows the invasion of the newborn State by its Arab neighbors, and the development of the State of Israel in the early 1950's. Part three Abba Eban explains how Israel ended its isolation, culminating in the combined Anglo-French-Israeli Sinai Campaign of 1956 and his personal involvement in bringing Adolf Eichmann to trial in Israel Part four starts with events surrounding the Six Day War of 1967. Eban leads diplomatic efforts at the United Nations resulting in resolution 242. Part five opens with the 1973 surprise attack by Egypt and Syria also known as the Yom Kippur War. Abba Eban describes his personal communications with King Hussein and other Arab leaders and outlines the beginning of a new peace process through the Madrid Conference and beyond."--Container."@en
  • "This six-part chronicle of the birth and development of the Jewish state is hosted and narrated by Abba Eban, former Israeli Ambassador. Features rare footage and interviews with world leaders. Depicts five decades of the turbulent history of Israel."@en

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  • "Documentary films."@en

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  • "Israel, a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness /"@en