WorldCat Identities

Lord, John

Overview
Works: 5 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 182 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Personal narratives 
Classifications: DS126.5, 956.94
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Lord
Israel, a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Part 1] Portrays the rise of Zionism and President Truman's support for a Jewish state and describes the Jewish struggle for independence in Palestine. [Part 2] Opens with the proclamation of Israeli statehood on May 14, 1948 and the subsequent war with the Arabs, the siege and fall of Jerusalem and the initial peace process. Also describes Jewish immigration to Israel and developments in the early 1950s. [Part 3] Explains the end of Israeli isolation culminating in the Sinai Campaign of 1956. Also covers the kidnapping and trial of Adolf Eichmann, Nasser's plots against Israel, and Richard Nixon's insights on events of the period. [Part 4] Starts with events surrounding the Six Day War of 1967 and describes Eban's work as Foreign Minister, the passage of UN resolution 242, and the failure of post-war attempts to achieve peace. [Part 5] Opens with the Yom Kippur War of 1973 and the Camp David Accord leading to a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. Eban describes his personal communications with Arab leaders and outlines the beginning of a new peace process after the Madrid Conference
The entrepreneurs, an American adventure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixth in a six-part series on American entrepreneurs, featuring great pioneers of American invention, with interviews, early filmed dramatizations, classic TV commercials, silent newsreels, home movies and historic photographs. This segment focuses on entrepreneurs who built communications and information systems in America: Samuel Morse (developed the Morse Code); Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone); George Eastman (made photography affordable); Chester Carlson (originated the first photocopier); Adolph Zukor (pioneered the moving picture industry and Paramount Studios); David Sarnoff (founded RCA and NBC); and Dr. An Wang (created the first word processor)
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 2 begins with the proclamation of Israeli statehood on May 14, 1948, and shows the resulting hostilities with Israel's Arab neighbors and the initial peace process. The program concludes by looking at the rise in immigration and the expansion of the State of Israel in the early 1950's
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 of a five part series. Portrays the rise of Zionism and President Truman's support for a Jewish state and describes the Jewish struggle for independence in Palestine
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 3 begins with an isolated Israel where terrorist infiltration and murder have become routine. Israel allies with Great Britain and France in the Sinai campaign which receives criticism from other countries. Former Nazi Adolf Eichmann is abducted and brought to trial in Israel. Egyptian leader Nasser again plots a maritime blockade of Israel as the United Nations troops leave the Sinai
 
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Languages
English (17)