Book Discussion on The Accidental Empire: Israel

Mr. Gorenberg talked about his book The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977, published by Times… read more

Mr. Gorenberg talked about his book The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977, published by Times Books. He talked about the history of the Israeli settlements built in the occupied territories in the West Bank and Gaza following the 1967 Six-Day War. 

Mr. Gorenberg said that discussions about settlements occurred within the Israeli government soon after the war ended and that the first settlement appeared five weeks after the war. He also talked about President Lyndon Johnson’s reaction to the building of the settlements and the level of engagement in the issue by the Bush administration. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on The Accidental Empire: Israel

157 Views
Program ID:
191783-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2006
Last Aired:
May 18, 2007

Airing Details

  • Mar 26, 2006 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2006 | 12:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2007 | 3:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on The Accidental Empire: Israel

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:04:37
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:04:37
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video