RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 39040291 LA English T1 Israel a nation is born A1 Eban, Abba Solomon,, Meyer, Neville., Lord, John., Moreshet Israel., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), PB Jewish Media Fund PP New York, N.Y. YR 1997 AB [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. [Part 6] Updates the series, Eban reports on the secret negotiations that led to the Oslo Accords and explores the future of the peace process.