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Search for Destiny: The Middle East, Part 5

52 minutes 42 seconds

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The last in a 5-part series which presents an in-depth history of the Middle East region in the 20th century. Part 5 covers the Middle East today and outlines the basic issues that still divide the Middle East countries, including the Palestine issue, the Gulf War, and the developments in oil production.

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Runtime: 52 minutes 42 seconds

Black and white still of men in turbans crowded together. Caption. Promises of Arab independence are never mentioned.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 1
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of rows of men in suits looking down, some at papers. Long desk in front is labeled with the names of various countries. Caption. The U, N brokered frequent truces.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 2
52 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white closeup of newspapers scattered on top of 1 another. Caption. For the first time, the power of the Arab countries.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 3
52 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white still of a procession of men in military uniform, some playing drums and other instruments. Caption. And so did tension with the Arab population.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 4
52 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Poster of Ayatollah Khomeini with a long beard and wearing a turban. His image is being held up in a crowded outdoor setting. Caption. The Iranians seized U, S diplomats as hostages.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 5
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12