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November 1947: U.N. Approves Partition of Palestine; Iraq Leader Predicts Massacre Across the Mideast

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (AP)—Partitioning of Palestine into Jewish and Arab countries was approved by the United Nations Assembly late today. Arabs promptly threatened general opposition … Continue reading

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Nov. 13-14, 1947: Deadly Violence in the Holy Land

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Sept. 9, 1947: Roundup of the News — Put Salt in Coffee?

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. In New Delhi, unimaginable carnage. “I counted the bodies of at least 30 Moslems, men, women and children, who were chopped up like beef by bearded … Continue reading

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Aug. 31, 1947: Herbert Kline Shoots ‘Palestine’s First Feature Film Drama’

Note: My original post from 2005 on the 1947project was essentially a transcription of the 1947 L.A. Times story. Kline died in 1999. The film was released as “Beit Avi.” More on the film here.

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June 29, 1947: ‘Palestine Extremists Kill Two More Britons’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project.

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April 20, 1958

Israel prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a look toward the future. Quote of the Day: "If the international situation improves, then in the next decade there may be peace between Israel and the Arabs." –David Ben-Gurion, prime minister … Continue reading

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Oct. 30, 1957

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 19

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 18

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 17

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 16

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 15

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 14

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 13

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 12

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 11

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 10

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 8

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 7

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Neumann on the Mideast, Part 6

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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