|a1 videodisc (52 min.) :|bsd., col. with b&w sequences ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aSegment followed by a commentary by Thomas L. Friedman.
|aRunning time on cassette label, 52 min. Actual running time, 47 min.
|aExecutive producer [Discovery Channel], Paul Woolwich ; consultants, Yezid Sayigh, Bernard Wasserstein ; photography and sound, Koko Akawi ... [et al.] ; on-line editor, Michael Curd ; film editors, Simon Abrahams, Peter Sage ; music, Nathan Furst, Michael Gatzlos ; production coordinator, Lindsey Priestley.
|aNarrator, Michael Goldfarb ; guest consultants, Bernard Wasserstein, Ehud Barak, Yezid Sayigh, Yossi Nahmias, Nasser al Din al Nashashibi, Moshe Arens, James Baker, Uri Savir, Denis Ross, Yasser Abed Rabbo.
|aOne of a three-part series about the instability plaguing the Middle East, including the history, politics and social issues behind the conflict. This segment looks at the roots of conflict in the Middle East, noting the parallels between past and present, and the role America has played in the peace process and the challenges of negotiation. Includes interviews with renowned historians, key historical figures, and archival footage.