Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
PEOPLE IS BORN, A
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
HERITAGE: CIVILIZATION AND THE JEWS
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."