The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs 1999
PBS home video documents the bitter 50-year war between the Israelis and Arabs. This program begins with the 1947 decision of the U.N. to partition Palestine. In 1948 and 1967, Arab armies were defeated as Israel struggled for statehood. The film follows the development of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The final episode features the 1973 Yom Kipper War, the 1978 Camp David Peace Accord, the 1987 Palestinian uprising, the 1993 Oslo Agreement, and continuing attempts to solidify this unstable relationship. The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs follows a half-century of war, struggles, and negotiations.
5h | Documentary, History, War
Stars: Abba Eban, Will Lyman
Director: David Ash, Dai Richards
Rating: Not Rated