Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This PBS video is part of a five-part series, hosted by journalist Bill Moyers, that explores the nature and genius of the Arab world. In this episode, Moyers meets with a panel of experts on Arab culture and affairs to discuss the diverse heritage and history of its people. Scholars offer insight into myths, legends, and events that shape the region. Panelists discuss what it means to be of Arabic descent, and dispel some commonly held prejudices against Arab people.