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Search for Destiny: The Middle East, Part 4

52 minutes 44 seconds

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The fourth of a 5-part series which presents an in-depth history of the Middle East region in the 20th century. Part 4 covers the late 1950s and 1960s when the Israeli succeeded in annexing large portions of Biblical Israel and Nazi murderer Adolf Eichmann was brought to justice. Algeria gains its independence from France after ten years of war.

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Runtime: 52 minutes 44 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