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

Author: Abba Solomon EbanNeville MeyerJohn Lord, (Writer)Alan RosenthalHaggai PinskerAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.?] : Home Vision Entertainment, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television mini-series
History
Named Person: Abba Solomon Eban; Abba Solomon Eban
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abba Solomon Eban; Neville Meyer; John Lord, (Writer); Alan Rosenthal; Haggai Pinsker; Steven Queen; Misha Segal; Moreshet Israel.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 078002656X 9780780026568
OCLC Number: 52479918
Language Note: English dialogue with optional Hebrew, Russian or Spanish subtitles; some dialogue in Hebrew with English subtitles.
Notes: Programs 1-5 broadcast in 1992; program 6 broadcast in 1997.
Lacks title screens and some credits.
Special features: letters of tribute from world leaders including President Jimmy Carter, President Bill Clinton, and Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi A. Annan; 25 year historical timline (1978-present); a video tribute to Abba Eban featuring Henry Kissinger, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and Mrs. Abba Eban; insert booklet reprints The New York Times tribute to Abba Eban and contains a 120 year historical timeline; interview with former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres.
Credits: Editor-in chief, Abba Eban; editors, Steven Queen, A.H. Nadler, Lisa Shreve, Jean-Claude Aviv, Amir Meirom, Gill Balshai, Richard Kronenberg, Laurence Solomon, Steven Wechsler ; photographers, Eddie Maritz, Yoram Milo, Eitan Harris, Jeri Sopanen, Brian Clery, Rachel Ramon, Daniel J. Bernstein ; music, Misha Segal.
Performer(s): Narrator, creator, Abba Eban.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Program 1. From the rise of Zionism to 1948 / [producer/director, Neville Meyer ; writer, John Lord] ; producer, Haggai Pinsker --
Program 2. The creation of the state (1948-1956) / [producer/director, Neville Meyer ; writer, John Lord] ; producer, Haggai Pinsker --
Program 3. Coming of age (1956-1967) / [producer/director, Neville Meyer ; writer, John Lord] ; producer, Haggai Pinsker --
Program 4. Six days that changed the Middle East (1967-1973) / director, producer, writer, Alan Rosenthal --
Program 5. New conflicts, new dreams (1973-1990) / director, producer, writer, Alan Rosenthal --
Program 6. On the brink of peace / written, produced and directed by Alan Rosenthal.
Other Titles: From the rise of Zionism to 1948.
Creation of the state (1948-1956)
Coming of age (1956-1967)
Six days that changed the Middle East (1967-1973)
New conflicts, new dreams (1973-1990)
On the brink of peace.
Responsibility: produced by Israel Heritage in association with Thirteen/WNET ; executive producer, Zvi Almog.

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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.

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