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Mitch Irwin

Mitch Irwin '74

Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture

Former Michigan Senator

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LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91

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Title: PEOPLE IS BORN, A
Movie ID: VT1709
Movie Number: 1709
Description: Abba Eban hosts an ambitious nine-part series chronicling the origins, experiences and contributions of the Jewish people. The evolution of what Eban calls the Jews' "greatest and most lasting" contribution-monotheism-is traced in the opening program to the cradle of civilization in Mesopotamian city states during the fourth millennium B.C. Pivotal cultural and economic events in Mesopotamian development are examined here, as is life in ancient ere, as is life in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia's powerful rival, which was the embarkations point of the Exodus (Circa 1250 B.C.), an event Eban calls "an everlasting symbol of the human need-and right-to be free." Eban then turns to the transformation of Israel from "a federation of believers into a unified people"; The impact of Israels first prophets and kings; and the bitter year of 586 B.C. When Israel's independence was crushed, its temple at Jerusalem de
Series: HERITAGE: CIVILIZATION AND THE JEWS
Part: 1
Time: 0
Department: SS
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