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The Arabs [electronic resource]: Who They Are, Who They Are Not

In this program, Bill Moyers and several prominent experts of Arab descent explore how the image of Arabs as religious fanatics was formed. Edward Said, professor of English at Columbia University, discusses the richness, diversity, and distinguished history of the Arab culture. Former United States Senator James Abourezk, and Jack Shaheen, author of The TV Arab, discuss the dehumanization of Arabs in the American media.
Online
1991
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The Image of God [electronic resource]

In this program, Bill Moyers and experts discuss the religion of Islam - its history, sectarian divisions, core beliefs, and use by Arab politicians as a legitimizing force. Distortions of the Islamic image in the American media are discussed. Holy War - jihad - is defined and put into context.
Online
1991
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The Bonds of Pride [electronic resource]

This program explores the nature of the Arab identity and the main cultural ties that hold the Arab world together - language, the Koran, historical vision, literature and poetry, and humor. Cultural diversity among various Arab groups is examined, along with the role of women in Islamic society. Methods of education - the ancient Arab technique stressing memory versus more modern methods introduced during the period of European colonization - are compared.
Online
1991
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Arabs and the West [electronic resource]

In this program, Bill Moyers talks with scholar, writer, and economist Charles Issawi about the sources of Arab resentment toward the West and the possibility of better relations in the future. Issawi explains the Arab world's reluctance to modernize and its aversion to the secular nature of Western society - especially in the area of sexual freedom. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in the Arab world is traced, and its impact on Arab/West relations is discussed.
Online
1991
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Moyers & Company [electronic resource]: Chaos in Iraq

In the context of the rise of ISIS, Robert Kagan's recent essay "Superpowers Don't Get to Retire," and the wave of punditry accusing Obama of weakness and arguing that the U.S. must use the military to uphold world order, Bill Moyers speaks with combat veteran and historian Andrew Bacevich. Bacevich argues that U.S. post-WWII foreign policy generally, and Middle East policy particularly, has not been benevolent and generally failed.
Online
2014
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The Historic Memory [electronic resource]

In this program, Bill Moyers and three recognized Arab historians discuss the major historical periods in the Arab world, from its ancient past as a leader in science, mathematics, and literature, through colonization by the French and British, to the present. The Koran is discussed as a constitutional document, and the role of the West in Arab political affairs is analyzed.
Online
1991
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United News: Release 71 (1943) Arabian Prince Reviews Cadets at U.S. Naval School [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia reviews a parade of midshipmen. 2. Red Cross women ride camels in Egypt. 3. The allied military government in Sicily releases Sicilians from military prisons. 4. Generals de Gaulle and Giraud review French troops in North Africa. 5. Army troops enter villages north of Naples, Italy; Generals Eisenhower and Clark meet.
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1943