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Now With Bill Moyers [electronic resource]: Amal Amireh on Life in the Occupied West Bank

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Amal Amireh is a Muslim Palestinian who lived in Ramallah most of her life. In this program, Dr. Amireh, currently a member of the English department at George Mason University, talks with Bill Moyers about the hardships of life under Israeli military occupation. "The occupation is not something abstract," she says; "it's something that affects people's lives daily. It's about's about water, about land, about jobs. That is what the occupation is." Suicide bombings and a two-state solution to the Palestinian/Israeli deadlock are also discussed.
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28 min.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Amal Amireh on life in the occupied West Bank
Related Title
Now with Bill Moyers (Television program)
  • Origins of the Arab View (2:14)
  • Life under Israeli Occupation (1:59)
  • Dr Amireh's Experience (4:11)
  • Suicide and Israeli Occupation (2:31)
  • Zionist Conspiracy? (3:33)
  • Two Opposing Points of View (0:54)
  • Women in the Occupied Territory (3:32)
  • Will the Occupation End? (5:38)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2003.
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33148 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (28 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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