The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs

PBS (1998)
Opening with the UN decision to partition Mandatory Palestine in 1947, this documentary charts the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiation. Those interviewed or featured include Benjamin Netanyahu, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir, King Hussein, Yasir Arafat, Hafez al-Assad, and U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George Bush and Jimmy Carter. Also appearing are government ministers, commanders, heads of intelligence, guerrilla leaders, and other high-ranking officials. Part 1 > (2:25:59) | Part 2 > (2:25:29)