Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
An enduring image of late 20th century world politics is the famous handshake between Yasir Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin. Flanking President Clinton, who engineered the meeting and historic peace accord, were the leaders of arch enemies Palestine and Israel. This CNN documentary explores the history of the underlying causes of longtime hostilities between the two nations, and the behind-the-scenes forces that went into the attempt to bring them together to further the cause for hope for peace in the region.
conflict, Israeli [nationality], Middle-East, Palestine, peace-conference, peacemaker, politician, summit-meeting, world-leader