Saudi Arabia 1990
Rare Dramatic and outstanding shots of Saudi Arabia from 1990s - aerials and ground shots, night, day. Technology, citiscapes, landscapes, desertscapes, business, agriculture, people, lifestyles. 01:04:57:18>>>Mountains in the desert – various shots 01:05:29:15>>>Palm trees against orange sky 01:05:28:26>>>Full moon 01:05:32:24>>>Desert sky with mountains in the horizon ----- 01:05:36:23>>>Caravan crossing the desert at sunset 01:05:44:19>>>Green vegetation 01:05:49:16>>>Camels with green palm trees in the background 01:05:53:27>>>cu to ZO Desert dunes, sand blowing across desert 01:06:07:08>>>Camels silhouette against orange sky 01:06:14:13>>>Pan Mountains with green vegetation 01:06:20:19>>>Camels and Bedouins on top of mountain 01:06:25:11>>>Minaret in silhouette against sun and clouds sky ------ 01:06:38:10 – 01:07:10:05 Montage of various buildings and beauty shots of Saudi Arabia 01:06:38:10>>>Airplane landing (Lockheed Tri-Star L-1011) 01:06:44:29>>>Interior upscale shopping mall with water fountain 01:06:47:22>>>Traffic- various shots of cars on highway and downtown traffic 01:06:52:01>>>Buildings and architecture – various shots of buildings (ground and aerials) in Saudi Arabia 01:07:01:09>>>Aerial shot of tower and Mosque ----- 01:07:10:05>>>Cu blazing Fire of oil well – aerial over fields with circular crop patterns for irrigation 01:07:13:22>>>Aerial over waterway with bridge built across top of it ------ 01:07:18:17 – 01:07:39:00 01:07:18:17>>>Pan of Arab men sitting in bleachers in stadium, MS of Saudi Cameraman filming an event in stadium ----- 01:07:21:29>>>CU Motorcycle wheel to ZO of 2 policeman riding in Saudi street ---- 01:07:25:24>>>Saudi men walking through columned walkway of building ----- 01:07:30:01>>>aerial over intersecting cloverleaf highways in Saudi Arabia 01:07:36:06>>>Aerial over Saudi city day - buildings with sun reflection 01:07:43:04>>>Aerial – night over modern Saudi city circling around one building and then over fountain shooting into the night sky ----- Various shots of Saudi men working in an office in front of computers with clocks lined up on wall showing time zones around the world 01:07:50:05>>>WS men sitting at long desk with banks of computers ; CU over the shoulder of man talking on the phone and touching computer screen 01:07:54:02>>>MS of man talking on telephone 01:07:56:04>>>Pan Clock on the wall showing Tokyo time 01:07:57:24>>>WS room with men at desk working at computers 01:08:00:11>>> Clock on the wall with New York time and CU man talking on phone ------ 01:08:03:10>>>Interior of electronics store with banks of working televisions piled one on top of other to ceiling - commerce 01:08:06:10>>>Int car dealership with Man opening hood of Mercedes to show off engine, shot of salesman and prospective buyer inspecting car ---- 01:08:12:01>>>Aerial over highway –CU highway sign showing how many kilometers to Buraydah, Unayzah and Al Madinah; CU “Slow” road sign in Arabic and English; MS Road sign on rural road with mountains in background pointing straight ahead to Muhayil and left to Jazat Al Thulatra and single car enters screen and drives off into distance ------ Sequence showing various men at work in Saudi Arabia 01:08:24:08>>>Pan inside testing laboratory where Saudi men in western dress are seen talking ---- 01:08:29:23>>>Man in sunglasses and cap driving truck in desert 01:08:32:19>>>Doctor with patient. Patient lying down and doctor checking his eyes with instrument. 01:08:36:28>>>Man at desk working with computer – shot of him moving mouse and then over shoulder shot of him looking at computer screen 01:08:41:08>>>group of men under small plane working on one of the engines to ZO to MS of the tail of a small private jet ----- 01:08:46:13>>> Shot of the giant bicycle monument north of Jeddah., an artwork from the remains of the first Saudi Marble factory Two men riding bicycles underneath it. ZO to show WS of the Bicycle monument ------ Sequence of beauty shots 01:08:58:07>>>Idyllic shot of large sailboat on the water at sunset with big orange sun in the background 01:09:04:22>>>WS of walled fortress in the desert 01:09:07:03>>>Silhouette of Mosque showing dome and minaret against orange sky 01:09:11:02>>>Aerial along main boulevard showing modern buildings and traffic ---- Sequence showing various jobs and technology from 1990s 01:09:16:28>>>Man operating controls at a wall full of dials and control switches 01:09:18:08>>>Man inside green house checking leaves 01:09:20:11>>>Saudi engineers looking over architectural blue prints 01:09:22:27>>>Man welding pipe; man working on engine of car 01:09:26:03>>>Woman with head scarf sitting at desk reviewing papers ( secretary?) 01:09:28:22>>>Female TV news reporter seen against blue screen background talking to camera 01:09:31:10>>>Drive along residential street showing apartment buildings 01:09:36:11>>>Saudi men at home in living room – one holding young child, tv on in bkgd 01:09:41:08>>>Pan of exterior of apartment complex ---- 01:09:49:07>>>Cu to ZO showing group of Saudi men gathered under tent in desert talking. WS shows singular tent in middle of desert 01:09:53:28>>>Saudi men with camel, High angle down shot of Saudi shepherd with herd of sheep in desert 01:10:04:17>>>MS Saudi men sitting on the floor inside tent talking 01:10:09:18>>>Camel being lowered by crane onto a platform possibly for transit or to be sold at auction 01:10:19:06>>>stand of palm trees with clay colored building in background 01:10:21:01>>>group of Saudi men at a meeting - sitting on the floor, drinking tea, good cu of one of the men fanning the smoldering briquettes on a fire keeping the tea warm ----- 01:10:31:10>>>Clothes market – various men shopping 01:10:35:01>>>Blacksmiths working with red hot piece of metal – hammering it into shape 01:10:38:16>>>Saudi business meeting with graphics presentation – men sitting around a circular conference room table, MS one of the men lecturing to others holding pointer while graphics on projection screen change 01:10:45:01>>>young boy in Swimming pool 01:10:50:16>>>Sequence of aerial shot over mountains in the desert, lakes and vegetation 01:11:37:12>>>CU to ZO from base of waterfall to WS of waterfall cascading over side of rocky hill 01:11:44:27>>>Beauty shot of large round yellow sun against orange sky low on horizon with silhouette of desert below 01:11:50:06>>Sequence of desert shots – rippled wind blown desert dunes, good shot of dry cracked, parched earth, pan across mountains rising from the desert floor. Palm trees WS desert with Palm trees rising at various points from the desert, WS showing coastline from the beach at low tide. Bird at water’s edge pecking into water for food. Pan across desert to oil drilling site in middle of open desert area, ZI to MS of oil drill 01:12:33:06>>>Time Lapse of dry cracked earth filling with water *** CU of rich vegetation to ZO to WS of garden with palm trees and fountains. 01:12:47:05>>>Man climbing palm tree, cu grapes growing at top of tree, hands pulling grapes off 01:12:58:09>>>WS of green field with yellow flowers blowing in the wind 01:13:07:03>>>sequence of aerials over dunes in desert – beauty shots 01:13:25:14>>>WS of Saudi men looking at ancient stone carvings on the side of a mountain, Cu of some of the drawings showing various animals, shot of the 3 men pointing to and discussing the carvings 01:13:43:07>>>CU sand in desert to ZO to WS of mountains rising in desert, views of various ancient buildings in the desert, ancient rock archway with stone minaret behind it Aerial view of the throngs of people assembled at the Haj in Mecca 01:14:17:05>>>Outstanding shot of large group of Saudi men on horseback in desert – looks as if it is a painting come to life – CU flag with Arabic writing, shot of men on horseback galloping towards camera as they appear from over a distant hill in the desert with sand whipping up in the foreground from the galloping horses – can be used for recreation of Arab cavalries riding through the desert 01:14:50:24>>>Map showing location of Saudi Arabia, cu of book with Arabic writings (Koran?), various artwork . Montage of various ruins of ancient buildings and forts in the desert 01:15:22:00>>>Re-creation – Arab men with rifles run into stone wall fortification , cut to men with rifles shooting back from atop the stone wall parapet, cut to men running into fortification seen from inside, various shots of gunfire and battle footage, over the shoulder shot of Saudi man looking out over the ancient city where the battle just viewed took place. 01:15:43:13>>>Sepia toned Archival footage of Saudi military on horseback 01:16:01:19>>>BW archival footage of early oil well in desert, color shot of men working on oil well and cu drill turning, archival color footage of old car with man standing on running board driving down side of dune, cu two men looking upwards at oil drilling, shot looking upwards inside oil rig with fire burning at the top 01:16:15:23>>>BW and color archival footage of of various Saudi leaders with Western leaders - boarding a British ship, with Winston Churchill talking, with President Roosevelt meeting and talking , standing next to President Nixon (who is talking at podium), with President Reagan, ---- Sequence about people arriving for the annual pilgrimage to Mecca for the Haj 01:16:38:27>>>Luxury liner at sea – MS of various Arabs on the decks looking out 01:16:47:21>>>Airplane taxing at Saudi airport 01:16:52:08>>>various black Muslim women leaving plane 01:16:59:10>>>cu bus ZO to WS of Buses traveling along highway through desert 01:17:03:18>>>Pilgrims arriving in Mecca for the Haj, Muslims praying during Haj to pull out to ws of throngs of people assembled around the Kabba to even wider showing the city skyline in the background 01:17:08:07>>>group of Saudis facing East and praying . 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THE CAMBRIDGE STORY - 2nd version LONG
Promotional film made for Pye Telecommunications. <br/> <br/>Documentary begins with sequence showing colleges of the University of Cambridge. Good views of college buildings and courtyards with students wandering through the grounds. Kings College and King's College Chapel. Christopher Marlowe is mentioned in the commentary as a former student at Corpus Christi college. C/U of his gravestone. Emmanuel College is shown, John Harvard took his degree here and part of the college was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Various shots of the college architecture. Cloisters of Queen's College are shown, clock tower and sundial. One of the most greatest Renaissance Humanists attended the college - Desiderius Erasmus. Visitors are shown around the college courtyards. The Great Court of Trinity is shown - personalities connected with Trinity are mentioned on the soundtrack: Bacon, Newton, Byron, Thackeray, Tennyson, Walsingham, Walpole and Rupert Brooke. Panning shot and C/Us of the courtyard buildings. St John's College is shown and famous students are mentioned: Wordsworth, John Colenso - the English Bishop of Natal and the astronomers Sir John Herschel and John Gooch Adams. <br/> <br/>The Cavendish Laboratory is then featured. Baron Rutherford worked here unlocking the secrets of the atom. Its name commemorates the eighteenth century scientist Henry Cavendish, himself a Cambridge man, who anticipated the work of Faraday, Ohm and others on electricity. Various shots of the exterior of the Laboratory and various men in white coats. C/Us of laboratory machinery inside the building. Scientists at work. Joseph Black is another scientist mentioned by the narrator. <br/> <br/>C/U of an elderly man standing in front of a bookshelf consulting a book. It is George Trevelyan, former Master of Trinity and now a famous historian. Field Marshal Smuts and the Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Tedder were both honoured by being the University's Chancellor at various times. <br/> <br/>Various shots of ceremonies involving the two Chancellors and the crowds which gather to see them including guests having tea on one of the college lawns. Dr Albert Schweitzer is awarded an honorary doctorate. <br/> <br/>Various shots of Pye factories and buildings, television transmitter mast, Pye lorry etc. Radio taxis. C/U of taxi stopping in front of the camera. Driver gets out and opens the door for his passengers. Man pays the taxi driver. C/U of driver being paid. He climbs back into the car and there is a C/U of him operating the "radio telephone" inside his cab. He holds up microphone to speak to the control room before he sets off. C/U of the controls for the unit. C/U of the aerial on top of the cab. Camera pans down to show sign over a garage. Interior of garage - control centre for the radio cabs. <br/> <br/>THE FOLLOWING SECTION IS NOT IN THE SHORTER VERSION OF THIS DOCUMENTARY <br/> <br/>L/S of group of young schoolboys sitting at desks watching a television set in the classroom. M/S of the boys concentrating on their lesson. C/U of the television set. Two Eastern women sit and prepare a meal. They put rice and other food into a large banana leaf. Shots of what is seen on the screen are intercut with shots of the boys who are watching the TV. <br/> <br/>Industrial television is a Pye speciality. We see a Pye industrial television camera being demonstrated. Man stands beside the camera operating the remote control unit. C/Us of the remote control and the camera. Dust proof camera housing is shown. Monitor unit seen in C/U. 14 inch and 9 inch and 5 inch monitors are shown. Closed Circuit TV screens. <br/> <br/>C/U of the sign above Canadian Pacific building. C/U of a camera mounted beside a window which is filming the scene below - fountains in Trafalgar Square. C/U of the control box which affects the lens. Zooming technique of this camera is described. M/S of a man sitting in front of a monitor. Panning shot of the square. <br/> <br/>Teaching Hospital. L/S of group of doctors and nurses grouped around a patient in an operating theatre. C/U of man operating the closed circuit television. C/U of the camera. C/U of scene on the television screen. Body being cut open (yeuch!) M/S of group of doctors watching the closed circuit television. C/U of the camera then of the operation <br/> <br/>L/S of man approaching a freight train in a modern railway marshalling yard. Man approaches a small hut. Camera pans from L/S of a building at the railway yard, up to show closed circuit television camera. The yard supervisor can see what is going on in other parts of the yard. Various shots of men in the control box operating switches and monitors. C/U of camera moving inside a waterproof housing. High angle L/S of the yard. Lots of trains and railway tracks. <br/> <br/>Steel works - various shots of machinery moving. Tracks slot into place. Narrator tells us that they have to be in perfect alignment before the truck can move forward into the furnace. C/U of the man operating the controls for the tracks. C/U of his hand on the controls. M/S of the truck moving towards the camera. C/U of the camera in a dust proof camera which records when the tracks are in alignment (this does the job previously done by another worker). Various shots of workers, machinery and the picture on the monitor. <br/> <br/>"Television was born in the service of entertainment" states the narrator. Shot of a train pulling out of a station, people look out of the windows at the camera. C/U of a sign which reads: "Broadcast in Progress". M/S of group of men filming a ventriloquist act on the train. Various shots of the monitor, the act and the passengers on the train enjoying the entertainment: "This is a British Railways excursion train with its own TV programme for its passengers, the first in the world. C/U of a boy leaning out of a train window with a camera. C/U of the monitor showing what he is filming. The view from the train. <br/> <br/>M/S of man climbing into a helicopter which is fitted with an industrial camera unit. This is an experiment for the benefit of foreign air attaches. They watch the monitors in the comfort of a Cambridge hotel. Aerial shot from the helicopter then view of what would be seen on the monitor. Narrator talks of the benefits of this system for crowd control at big sporting events and for sorting out traffic jams. Panning shot of the air attaches watching the screens. Helicopter lands. The visitors are given a chance to inspect the equipment. Various shots of the men beside the helicopter and C/U of the camera equipment. The camera unit is lifted out of the helicopter. <br/> <br/>Section featuring underwater television. Lake Constance in Switzerland is the location. Closed circuit television is used to assist a salvage operation - a sunken Dakota aircraft is located and brought the the surface with the help of Pye equipment. C/Us of men operating the television equipment and of the picture on the TV monitor. Various shots of men working on the operation. <br/> <br/>M/S of TV outside broadcast unit lorry. It is bound for Russia from Cambridge. C/U of the side of the lorry which has Russian lettering on the side. <br/> <br/>C/U of the mobile generator trailer being attached to the back of the lorry. M/S of Pye lorries leaving the factory. The Russian van is driven off. Narrator states: "There are not many places in the world where Cambridge brains and Cambridge initiative have not left there mark." and uses a quote from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales "Gladly would he learn and gladly teach." The Russian van moves through a Cambridge street. <br/> <br/>Traffic problems of Cambridge are discussed. Lots of people cycle past the camera on a busy road. M/S of large number of bikes lined up. M/S of another area of parked bicycles. "...the bicycle is the natural means of getting about" to avoid traffic congestion. <br/> <br/>Various shots of the Cambridge rowing team. C/Us of one of the rowers. Various shots of the college crews practising on the River Cam. Shots of the great Oxford Cambridge boat race on the Thames. Various views of the teams rowing and of spectators. Nice shot of people punting in Cambridge. Moving shots from a punt. Glamorous woman lazing in a punt being propelled by a boyfriend. High angle shot of punts moving along the river. <br/> <br/>Note: documentation file exists - commentary, shot list etc. See other version which has much less footage of telecommunications nature, more of student activity.
YOUCA
GIs come home to a rosy future. Detroit Times headlines: NAZI RADIO ANNOUNCES WAR ENDS IN EUROPE; ALLIES RULE SW PACIFIC Young woman in dress, apron sits in chair, reads magazine, looks out window, is happily surprised, jumps up WWII army sergeant exits purple 'CHECKER CAB,' pays driver, limps toward house with cane, young woman runs out of house, hugs him CU they kiss, climb steps Teen boys eat lunch, talk in school cafeteria Teen girl in dress pays for food in school cafeteria Girl smiles Narrator tells us how one girl gets lots of dates by 'parking in cars with the boys at night,' and 'she dates all the boys' Girl walks over to table with tray, talks to group, boy hands her paper Narrator tells us she is 'not really popular' Boys make comments about girl, second girl says 'meow, meow.' Girl takes water from dispenser, puts glass on tray, second girl talks with her, invites her to table, she sits CU phone rings, female hand picks it up Teen girl talks on phone Teen boy talks on phone They discuss possible dates to movies, 'teen town,' skating party, wienie roast Offscreen narrator tells us this is way to make a date Dad wears suit, sits in easy chair, reads newspaper, teen girl descends stairs, lets teen boy in, he takes off ear muffs, she introduces him to dad, mom, boy comes off like world's biggest dork, talks with girl's mom Teen girl descends steps, smiles Mirror view of teen boy, girl putting on gloves, earmuffs Teen girl hands boy ice skates, shows key, they exit Fishing boat enters crowded harbor Steam locomotive moves through rail yard Switcher engine moves boxcars Diesel engine pulls train under bridge Table stacked with food products, including many of today's brands, plus a box of DREFT!!, woman's hands point to products, lift black cloth to block view, remove it and, presto, shot is now in B/W, then she changes it back to color CU packs of various brands of cigarettes CU hand puts something in creel (fishing basket) CU creel lies on side, several fish next to it Next to pond, man smokes cigarette, lights one for woman, on their way to their first cancer operation CU man lights woman's cigarette Ext. man in tuxedo lights cigarette for woman in gown (NIGHT) CU Joe drives Car stops at house, Joe walks into house with bundles Joe sits in easy chair, reads comics, laughs, picks up fireplace andiron, lifts over head, throws back out, yells in pain, argues with narrator Joe in line with men in costumes of several nations, they all merge into his body Time machine appears next to Joe, he pulls lever, watches cave woman on screen pounding rocks, then man with pipe hammering spike into a wheel (could pass for animated character watching TV) Man hammers spike, lifts anvil, strikes match on it, lights pipe CU flexed bicep, 1/2 and horse drawn on it Horses run on treadmill to turn wheels Joe runs machine with lever, machine stamps metal into wheels Joe speeds out of factory in suit, hat, he struts CU Joe gets mad at narrator CU cartoon versions of Constitution, Bill of Rights Man with top hat hands blueprint to man in suit, he hands it to Joe, who enters tiny 'MODEL SHOP,' works, exits with engine, looks proud Joe enthroned atop giant engine, man in suit gives him OK sign, he pulls lever, various futuristic products emerge on conveyor belt CU Joe tips crown Teen boy, teen girl walk to her door, look uneasy, he practically attacks her trying to get a kiss, she gets upset, runs into house, he walks away feeling stupid They approach door again, he says 'so long,' walks away CU girl looks sad They approach door again, talk, smile, say good night, boy walks away smiling, whistling Female master chef demonstrates techniques for making jelly in kitchen Woman in dress, apron cooks, talks to woman in dress Master female chef dumps contents of jar onto plate, result is runny jelly, teenage girls at table giggle, she lectures CU hands dump contents of jar onto plate, result is soft jelly falls over, hands cut it with knife CU hands dump contents of jar onto plate, result is perfect jelly, hand cuts it with knife Same dumping business, result is stiff jelly, more cutting Teen boys, girls pick up food, drinks at table, banner overhead ('SCAVENGER SALE') One boy, girl sit on crate, use second crate as table, bottles of Coca Cola, food on crate, they talk, girl drinks coke through straw, they talk about potential date possibilities: bicycle trips, weenie roasts, taffy pulls, miniature golf, square dances, baseball games, bowling, band concert Girl says 'baseball games and taffy pulls. I think they're swell.' Teens 'break open the ice cream' Family sings praises of electrical appliances CU teen girl's feet in bobby sox, saddle shoes tap in rhythm Portable radio Teen girl wears man's shirt, tail out, irons, bops to big-band music, turns radio off Teen girl irons, talks CU middle-aged woman talks 'Normal' teen boy, nerdy teen boy do Alphonse-Gaston act, enter front door Nerd says hello, hugs mom, introduces normal boy Alex Teen girl annoyed, nerd's voiceover ('you're the twin without the Toni.') Alex looks in bathroom mirror, shaves with electric razor, talks Nerdy boy looks out of shower, talks Mom pulls blanket out of washer, teen girl sorts laundry, they talk in CU Teen girl reads magazine on sofa, dad smokes pipe, Alex bores them to death with techno chatter Teen girls take towels from dryer, one hugs a towel, one mimics mom CU Alex wears suit, blabs some more to teen girl CU thrilled teen girl smiles ('golly, I'm so impressed!!') 'IKE' button bounces behind words 'EISENHOWER FOR PRESIDENT' Uncle Sam struts with baton, wears 'IKE' button (seen again) CU Eisenhower caricature Elephant wears Ike caricature, parades, beats bass drum with tail, wears 'IKE' banner on trunk (seen again) People of various walks of life march with IKE signs Donkeys represent Democratic candidates Farmer drives tractor with 'IKE' banner Parents push baby carriage flying 'IKE' balloon, their dog has 'IKE' banner on tail Tail beats 'IKE' bass drum Sign with Eisenhower caricature People with 'IKE' signs march past sign ('WHITE HOUSE') from day into night Silhouette of man riding donkey in background Jet plane flies 'IKE' banner over United States Capitol Building 'IKE' sun rises over Capitol Building CU girl blows on nails Girl stands, talks, points to appliances, takes clothes from Whirlpool washer, puts them into Whirlpool dryer, sits on high stool, talks Woman wears dress, pearls, fresh hairdo, talks on phone in kitchen, hangs up, talks to us about advantages of owning 'two fine Fords' Man in suit gets into '56 or '57 Ford in suburban driveway, drives past Ford station wagon Hollywood-style musical fantasy by General Motors. Art of night city skyline Woman with perfect makeup and hairdo 'sleeps' in Hollywood-type bed Masked man in top hat, tails waltzes into room, does worst imitation of Fred Astaire in recorded history, holds out tray to woman, she takes heart-shaped invitation from it CU in woman's hands heart-shaped invitation says 'SPECIAL INVITATION TO THE GENERAL MOTORS MOTORAMA' Woman in pajamas rolls out of bed, dances, pajamas suddenly turn to beautiful gown, she looks at camera through frame of large mirror, 'dances,' flies out window after heart invitation Invitation flies past art skyline Masked top hat man holds, points to invitation, 'INFORMATION' sign overhead Woman dances down hall toward masked man CU puzzled woman's face Woman takes invitation from pipe hanging from ceiling, puts it back on tray held by man Crowds jam large room to see 'concept' cars Masked man points out General Motors wonders to woman, she looks through opera glasses, dances to back of crowd, tries to see over tall people, top-hat man materializes, lifts her ballet style for better view People smile at cars, man holds woman aloft, she stares, 'CHEVROLET' sign overhead During following, woman sings about wanting each car Woman looks over crowd at 1950s Corvette Crowd looks at 1950s Pontiac, man dances on carrying woman CU Pontiac front end They dance in, look at 1950s Oldsmobile convertible Crowd looks at Oldsmobile convertible They dance to, look at Buick convertible, crowd looks also Woman thrilled in driver's seat of Buick convertible Man carries woman over to a Cadillac, crowd watches Woman steps out of back door of Cadillac, opens umbrella (I have no idea why), photographer snaps her photo, umbrella disappears, apron appears around her waist, she swoons in man's arms, he carries her off, puts her down in ultra-modern kitchen, spins, vanishes, she dances around kitchen, slips card in slot, picture of food appears on screen, she pushes button, mixer blades descend from cabinet into glass bowl, spin, she operates lazy-susan refrigerator, pushes button, cabinet rolls out with pan of cake dough, she puts it into oven with glass-dome top Woman skips behind upright, emerges in tennis outfit with racquet, dances, goes back, comes out in golf clothes, spins club, dances, goes back, comes out in swim suit, large hat, pantomimes oiling body, lies down on bench to 'sunbathe', goes back, emerges in gown, apron, exits Woman dances into kitchen, pushes button, oven dome opens, she removes cake with frosting, birthday candles, candles suddenly light Woman crosses fingers, closes eyes, blows out candles, smoke fills screen Smoke clears, reveals woman on stage Audience applauds Woman bows CU woman smiles Audience claps in unison (GREAT) Woman does goofy dance on 'futuristic' stage Woman throws sparkling stuff in air Fireworks against night sky Chauffeur opens door of Cadillac limo on rotating display stage, model exits in Dior outfit Model in Montesano outfit stands next to Buick Centurion on rotating display stage, holds dog, puts dog on car roof Model stands next to Oldsmobile Golden Rocket on rotating display stage, wears Pat Primo outfit Model in Emilio of Capri outfit stands next to Pontiac Club de Mer on rotating turntable, dances Model in Digby Morton outfit dances next to Chevy Impala on rotating display stage Audience looks up with open mouths Top-hat man says 'ssshhhh!' Audience says 'sssshhh!' Woman is astounded Man presents Firebird II car in cloud of smoke, opens door Woman floats from upper level of set to floor, dances to man at car, he puts white fur stole around her neck, ushers her into car Audience is wowed Gull wing doors close as man, woman sit in car, his mask vanishes, she is surprised Headlights slide out of fenders Car pulls away, kind of flies off Audience watches View of stagey 'road of tomorrow' from moving car. Color version of futurama with all kinds of models on roadway Mini cars zoom on roads in Disney-style model of future highways, looking like a forerunner of Hot Wheels as voiceover male, female sing corny song about our bright future Woman passenger astounded Tranquilizers as the antidote to reality. CU man apparently tries to sleep on rug Six model Greek columns, 'ATARAXIA' appears overhead Lab equipment on table, bubbling beaker, two tense grasping male arms (!!) stick up through holes in table, glass bottle hangs overhead CU beakers, flasks with unhappy Mr. Potato-Head-type features glued on Glass bottle of apparent rock candy, tube labeled 'ATARAXIC' Hands try to reach hanging bottle CU crystals fall from neck of bottle CU red liquid in beaker bubbles, smokes, turns blue CU hands relax Businessman relaxes, spins slowly in chair behind desk, poles for walls, arm with newspaper rises from desk top, man takes paper, opens it, it's 'THE DAILY TRIBUNE EXTRA HURRICANE ON THE WAY,' then he opens another paper, 'THE PARK TRIBUNE EXTRA HURRICANE OUT TO SEA,' he throws paper on floor, arm rises again with newspapers, man takes, opens, reads 'THE EVENING TIMES EXTRA BUSINESS DIP DUE' (apparently this guy IS the business dip!), next it's 'THE EVENING JOURNAL EXTRA INCOME AT NEW HIGH,' he throws newspaper away again Modern kitchen, 1958 style Woman in dress, apron, earrings, new hairdo, pulls down panel with burners on it CU hand holds mixer, puts it into bowl CU small chickens turn on General Electric rotisserie, hand closes lid CU overhead shot of toast rising slowly out of toaster CU hand opens tray in bottom of toaster, puts toast into tray, closes it CU hand pours tomato juice from plastic pitcher into glass CU electric can opener opens can CU hands take open can of Campbell's soup from electric can opener CU hand takes bowl of ice away from ice maker CU from rug level, vacuum cleaner cleans CU floor polisher polishes floor Off screen narrator says 'everyday conveniences...which we as Americans may enjoy' All dressed up with nowhere to go Large telescope in observatory, dome opens, reveals night sky (SKY IS SFX, AND TELESCOPE IS PROBABLY MINIATURE), SFX meteor streaks across sky next time we see this Off screen narrator says 'you are about to enter a beautiful, exciting, wonderful, new world, the world of 1960!' Crowd of people in tuxes, gowns, furs on sound stage, mini observatory, SFX sky, SFX city lights in background People watch SFX meteor streak across SFX night sky, land, suddenly turn into a 1960 Ford Galaxie (surprise!) Two more SFX meteors land, turn into a Thunderbird and a Ford Falcon Elegant (read 'snooty') people march over dutifully to check out the Fords CU right front fender with 'GALAXIE' name, dolly along right side of car to rear bumper with 1960 plate Dolly along left side of Thunderbird as people look, to rear bumper with 1960 plate Front end of Falcon with 'FORD' name above grill People look at Falcon Off screen chorus sings about the 'beautiful, wonderful, new world of Fords' (and who wouldn't?)
MISC. SPORTS
A02. HRN-530 In: 03.02.30 Out: 03.17.15 Sound Bite: Dick Glover – Vice President Broadcasting and Media for NASCAR One of the things that we look to do is to figure out how we can bring our audience to the entertainment and media landscape and bring the entertainment and media companies to our audience. The NASCAR fans are particularly loyal to sponsors, to sponsors products and so as we can move forward with High tech technology companies with entertainment companies, with media properties we can expose those properties to our audience and fans scope them up and buy them. Hopefully there buying a lot of high definition televisions and those are Sonys tv’s (talks) In: 03.03.28 Out: 03.04.36 That unlike any other sport on the playing field a sponsor can be present. In fact to our fans if a car goes out without a sponsor they’re upset that’s not what there used to where as in other sports when sponsorship shows up on the playing field people are not used to it and it’s not a successful platform to market. Therefore movies which are looking for ways to find new audiences, television shows that looking for ways to let the audience no the shows coming out they find the car is a wonderful place to sponsor and get there message out so we have as you say According to Jim is on a car this week that the Sopranos had a car earlier this season the movie cars, the movie click, star wars had a number of cars a couple of years ago and Im sure there a bunch more I cant remember specifically of the top of my head here. But they find out that that when you do that low and behold people go out and buy a ticket they want to see the movie because of the loyalty of the Nascar fans. (talks) In: 03.04.56 Out: 03.06.21 Well for us our business is to put on fabulous sporting events, great competition on the track. When then you say ok we wanna build four movie screens in that same venue we wanna project movies you wanna do it its quite a challenge because can and wont do anything that would detract from the driving. So if somebody said gee lets puts a screen up in turn two and all of a sudden a driver couldn’t see from turn two to turn three because there’s a movie screen obviously that is something we would never do. Likewise if a screen was going to black the view of race control of the track we wouldn’t permit that we need to be able to see the entire track to be able to see the competitors to be able to make sure everything is safe. So you take our needs to make sure were putting on a great event with in that case Disney’s need to do a spectacular premiere, you know the worlds largest outdoor theatre if you will. There obviously challenges but what you always do in that situation is you start to meet well in advance you figure out what everybody needs to be successful you work together and you end up with what you saw you know a very exciting night. Of course one thing that none of us can control that we all try is why would it choose to rain on such a particular night because that’s the one that gets beyond our planning (talks) In: 03.06.32 Out: 03.07.23 You know again what we hope to gain is to just be part of a wonderful event that to have you know the stars of the movie, the people from Disney, John Lasseter and the people from Pixar all at an event and one of our facilities and NASCAR track is just very exciting for us. Its something we were very thrilled to do, the second thing that we were incredibly happy about was that it raised money for charity and its not something that’s talked about a lot, its something that people do publicly but a lot of money was raised for charity the Victory Junction Gang our charity and the number of Disney charities so that was great. And then third just the fact that it united that audience for a movie like Cars with an audience like NASCAR we think is good for us, good for the movie, good for the fans. (talks) In: 03.07.35 Out: 03.08.00 Were always thrilled to have like an icon Paul Newman show up if you were riding a bicycle with a rain drops keep falling on my head from Butch Cassidy you know so it was just a thrill for us to have him there to then have the cars from the movie and to have him it it obviously everybody was very very excited, it was a big night as you saw. (talks) In: 03.08.31 Out: 03.09.26 Yeah first and foremost the credit for the success of Talladega Nights go to Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, the crew and the Sony Marketing and distribution people not to Nascar believe me. That they just made a terrifically funny film and marketed it well and distributed it all those things. So we don’t kid ourselves I said earlier we stage great motor sports competition you know we don’t make movies, that they were gracious enough to include us in a process where an idea we might have sparked some of there creative juices, so much the better and so yeah there were a couple of things from the movie that may have started with a suggestion from NASCAR something of that sort but were not foolish enough to think that we contributed much on the creative side (talks) In: 03.09.46 Out: 03.10.39 One of the things which was very important to the filmmakers was that it be a realistic depiction in a comedic sense so when you saw racing it was real racing it wasn’t made up on a set racing. When you saw the cars, the drivers, the garage that that was all real so when a NASCAR fan went to the movie he would say this is really NASCAR, now it’s a comedy exaggerated all of those things so that they did look to us to make sure the realism was there as much as could be in a fictional movie and they were very very respectful when we would suggest wait that would never happen that way that you need to shoot this way or that way and as a consequence I think everybody was not surprised on how funny it was I think they were surprised on how terrific the racing looked. (talks) In: 03.11.00 Out: 03.12.02 It is massive, its like moving an army where there’s already a huge army encamped that you have to plane well in advance, you have to clearly sit down with everybody because unlike any other movie set if somebody wanders where they can get run over. I mean there is a competition going on, there are people working live in the garage with you know these incredibly massive cars so you set in advance all the logistics, everybody knows where they’re going to go when and then you pull it off with a kind of like military like precision and then when people have to be at a certain spot for a certain amount of time they’re there they get there shots, they get out of the way. We then at NASCAR no at this time at this place people are going to be it’ll be safe, it’ll be the right place to be and that hours go into the planning of it and then when it comes off it comes off as planned. (talks) In: 03.12.25 Out: 03.13.17 One of the things that is very very important to NASCAR is to continue to grow that we’ve been quite fortunate that over the last several years we’ve been growing at a time for entertainment properties its very difficult to grow because there’s so many choices and we saw six years ago that there is an opportunity to mix NASCAR with Pop culture, with entertainment, with the media that’s here in La in a way that could grow NASCAR as well as expose those entrainment and media properties to a NASCAR audience and so we set up an office and our goal is to set up opportunities where it is appropriate and works for our brand our product to be married up in some way to entertainment properties, whether that is with a sponsorship on the side of a car whether that’s having a driver appear on a television show. (talks) In: 03.13.24 Out: 03.14.12 There are a bunch of things in the works nothing of specific nature to talk about like the nights of Talladega Nights a project that will be on TV a couple of months here on TV that were actually very excited about to syndicate a TV Project its called NASCAR angel and its really about taking the mechanical and technical side of Nascar to the public where Nascar performance technicians and maintenance people go out find people who some need, who have an automotive need and fulfill that need and hopefully make somebody’s life a little better. Rusty Wallace the former driver now ESPN commentator is the host of the show. It’s a something a little different for us but were actually really very very excited about it. (talks) In:03.14.23 Out: 03.15.30 The Nascar Imax 3D movie was very techniquelly challenging because the cameras that you need to shoot a 3D movie are not as simple and it requires if your doing it in 3D you want some action and that sort of thing so you want the camera in the middle of the action but its this huge camera. Good news by the way the technology in the four years that it was done the cameras are small so NASCAR Imax 3D 2 I think can be a little easier to shoot but it was very challenging to get the camera in the car, along the cars to be done. But it was a documentary about the history of NASCAR about what goes into a race, into a car and it looked at the you know from the race shops to the garage to the track and it was a very very exciting project that did well that we do anticipate within the next couple of years there will be a NASCAR Imax 3D 2 that will probably be focused on a little bit more on the action, the drivers and what athletes they are. (talks) In: 03.15.53 Out: 03.17.14 One of things which was always important because of the nature of racing and the people that grow up on it are starting from the ground up and often dad’s are mortgaging houses so kids can drive. So you get this sense of community. Second it’s a family sport, it was started by the France family a little over 50 years ago it continues to be a family owned and run sport so that it has real family values cause it really is a family sport. And then third it is managed that way. We think one of our advantages is that we are so accessible to the fan and that’s why the garage is opened up for fans and the athletes drivers are passing through you know you and me. And that’s something yes are the security concerns and you can rest a sure that we have quite sufficient and obvious security as well as some you don’t see because sure there are those concerns and we take that very very seriously. Up to this point were very very happy and pleased that the fan experience is a positive one and it’s a positive one for us inside the sport being able to do it where some other sports aren’t quite as assessable.
Entertainment Germany Bar 3 - Bar installs TV-screen in the men's toilet for World Cup
NAME: GER BAR 20060517E TAPE: EF06/0421 IN_TIME: 10:55:44:07 DURATION: 00:01:38:16 SOURCES: AP TELEVISION DATELINE: Stuttgart - 16 May 2006 RESTRICTIONS: SHOTLIST: 1. People sitting at the bar 2. People at the bar, TV screen in the background 3. Walking shot to men's toilet 4. Pan up from urinal to TV screen 5. Zoom out of green area, goal and ball inside urinal 6. TV screen in toilet 7. Man watching football while using toilet (UPSOUND at end of shot: "goal!") 8. Pan left from people at bar to pub manager Barbara Schreiber behind the bar 9. Wall with TV 10. SOUNDBITE: (German) Vox pop, pub guest: "It's something entirely different from other pubs. But I am hoping that I am not using the toilet just when a goal is scored. It would be a little difficult with the cheering - for understandable reasons." (laughing) 11. Wide of pub with guests watching football BAR SCORES IN TOILET The owners of a pub in Germany have installed a TV-screen in the men's toilet so that football fans won't miss a goal during the forthcoming World Cup. The co-owner and manager of "Ackermanns", a pub in Stuttgart, said that during an important match, every minute was precious. Barbara Schreiber told AP Television that a lot of money, time and technology had been invested to let their guests enjoy the World Cup matches, but Schreiber stressed they wanted to provide customers with an "all-round" football experience. Schreiber's guests have welcomed the idea, and one customer said he was hoping other establishments would follow suit. The reason why there is no TV screen on the women's toilet was a logistic one, explained Schreiber. There was a lack of space and the fact that the women's toilets are "behind closed doors" in single cabins. But the screen in the toilet isn't the only gadget. The owners of the pub also decorated the urinals, and placed a miniature goal and ball in each one of them. Schreiber said she hoped that many people from many different nations will come to her pub to watch the World Cup, like four years ago when the World Cup took place in Japan and Korea. The "Ackermanns" showed all 64 matches from the World Cup in 2002. Keyword- wacky - Keyword-bizarre
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01:26:30>>>INTERVIEWER: There was a time when it papered that Yasser Arafat was a suitable partner for peace. What do you think went wrong? How did we come to the point now where we do not have that situation?,01:27:02>>>SHIMON PERES: Basically Arafat when he was the head of the Palestine revolution he has had head of the collation of armed groups with him. The moment he became the head of the autonomy we discovered that he's not able to make the shift. To be the head of the revolution is one thing. To be the head of the state is another thing to be the head of the state is another thing. PartiCUlarly the softest point was that he didn't understand that by just disarming the Fata, his party, and letting the other party carry arms it underCUt his own authority. It's either him controlling them or them controlling him. and they stopped taking orders from them. so even if he would like to CUt the terror he couldn't without disarming first the terrorist, the terrorists groups. Now Arafat ah made some contributions in the beginning quite courageous but then he emerged as an extremely weak leader of a state in being. And that's the greatest problem. ,01:51:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Was this a failure of his character or personality?,02:51:09>>>SHIMON PERES: It was, he became a victim of his habits. Because how they ran a revolution. you have this little bit money in brown envelopes. There was no rules and no regulations. you all the time negotiating with the other groups how to act terroristically. You don't have a separation of responsibilities between the legislative, the judicial and the exeCUtive. Everything is mixed. Then it's full of conspiracies. Then you have one leader. And all these habits that he's acquired during 30 years of his leadership he couldn't get rid of them. now I talked with him at great lengths about it and I told him look at Bangolia. He was also a head of ah, armed group not only but also in order to achieve independence for the Jewish. The minute he became head of the state he says no room for any other armed group but Daganah, which was the official armed group. And he went as far as ordering to shoot at the ship that brought arms to Israel and killing 20 people Jewish because they didn't take the orders. I told him if you want, if you won't do it you don't have a future. I told many times to Arafat. I think he was suspicious that I'm trying you know to introduce a division between me, him and the other parties because his reply was I shall disarm them politically. In the elections of 1996 after the assignation of Isaac Rabin another wave of terror started. I replaced Rabin as you know. and I did things which were very controversial in the eyes of the Israelis and very important in the eyes of the Palestinians. I handed over 460 villages to the Palestinians. 6 cities. And able to have elections including in Jerusalem. They praised and appreciate. All of a sudden they started to explode ah to explode bombs in ah Jerusalem, in Tel Aviv and in Ashkiranash. Arafat are you crazy with all the reactions what are you doing?,05:21:25>>>SHIMON PERES: And in the beginning again he tried to convince the Hamas to stop it that you had to stop it without any effect. Finally when he saw that the situation was really becoming very severe he went to fight the Hamas. And he killed 20 of the Hamas leaders. He arrested thousands. He discovered the cashes of arms there are gifts and terror went down but the person who INAUDIBLE was Netanyahu who replaced me. I lost the elections because he didn't do it in time. I lost with 1/3 of a percent. Netanyahu won because Arafat waked up too late.,06:07:00>>>INTERVIEWER: What did he gain from it from doing all this?,06:07:19>>>SHIMON PERES: He didn't gain anything he lost. I was told that he was crying after he heard the results of the elections.,06:20:10>>>INTERVIEWER: And why do you think he did not accept what was offered to him at Camp David?,06:20:20>>>SHIMON PERES: First of all I think Camp David was not conducted with great wisdom. Barak and Arafat sat at the same place for 15 days. And Barak spoke with Arafat for ½ and hour. In the eyes of the Palestinians, not only the Palestinians Palestine is a very matter. And you feel like somebody's snubbing you. It's not very, it's not done in negotiations. In negotiations you don't negotiate just about points. You negotiate about relations. And if you win too much you may loose your partner. That was one thing. And then as far as I'm concerned those negotiating with Arafat some of my friends never take Arafat yes for an answer. I learn not to take his no for an answer. I'm never impressed by his no's. ,07:19:02>>>SHIMON PERES: I remember when we were negotiating in Cairo the whole night chaired Mubarak. In the morning when it came to the sign the maps Arafat said I'm not signing. In front of all the television. It was a scandal. It was a shame. And Arafat approached him and they didn't I'm not going to quote how he called him and he told him sign. What happened is Arafat took out the pen and signed. That's another thing. But there is a third point which we shouldn't forget. And I told it to Barak before. Barak demanded that Arafat will announce that after the agreement he will have no claims anymore. The minute (COUGH OFF SCREEN). The minute he says he raised two impossible issues at the time the issue of Jerusalem and the issue of refuges and bought it to the central of the disCUssion and we knew that we can not reach an agreement. ,08:18:15>>>SHIMON PERES: If Arafat should declare he doesn't have anymore claims it means he has to turn his back to the Palestinian refuges. Something that he cannot do. and I thought you don't have to buy from the other party all the dreams and all the demands. Let things hang in there. (COUGH OFF SCREEN). But all told Arafat committed a terrible mistake by rejecting the proposals of Clinton and Barak despite what they have said. And he's not paying the price for this rejection. ,09:04:15>>>INTERVIEWER: If you could compare him to King Hussein what kind of a peace partner was King Hussein?,09:04:23>>>SHIMON PERES: King Hussein wanted peace and he was a responsible negotiator for peace. But here let me say in a wider sense historically speaking. There are 2 ½ million Palestinians here in the territories. There are another 3 ½ million Palestinians that close the door on their leader, on the King on the throne. And they might, some people say you cant not (COUGH OFF SCREEN) make peace with the Palestinians. And I'm asking myself why do we have peace with the Palestinians in trans Jordan in the kingdom of Jordan. You know there are 2 cities close to each other Elad and Dakab maybe a few miles INAUDIBLE. During the 54 years of the existence of the stated of Israel not a single bullet was fired from one city to another city. There's the piece of land between the Red and the Dead Sea almost 120, 130 miles long without fences, without INAUDIBLE, without infiltrators. (COUGH OFF SCREEN) There Jordanians don't permit ah terrorist coming from Jordan into Israel. There are no suicidal bombers. Why is that? those are the same people. Why those 2 ½ million people decided to live peace with us and these 3 ½ million people are in revolt, in terror, in violence, in bitterness. ,10:45:07>>>SHIMON PERES: There are 2 differences. One is that in Jordan they have an organized government. Doesn't hang upon the whim of a single man. The have one army not 12 armies like the Palestinian side. They have one treasurer they don't have several treasurers. They have one commander in chief and not many commanders of chief. And I'd say certainly it's not a complete democracy they are far from it but there is separation between their legislative and judicial and ah exeCUtive branches. The Palestinians don't have it. So they brought in a INAUDIBLE and they live in a CUltic state. There was nobody in charge in spite of all the authorities. The other thing which we have to take into consideration too. We don't dominate any piece of land in Jordan. At the early times of Zionism Jabatinisky said the 2 banks of the Jordan river belongs to us the east and the west. Thanks heavens they gave up half to their program because if you would put settlements across the Jordan river we would create an INAUDIBLE there as well. So we have to correct those 2 mistakes. And I'm speaking objectively. To force the Palestinians to have a reformed government. And to enable us to retreat from the territories.,12:52:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Of course people have spoken about the settlements here as a problem. If there were no settlements do you believe that there would be peace between Israel and the Palestinians?,12:52:27>>>SHIMON PERES: It would help a great deal. It would be very different situation undoubtedly. I use saying you know you can break eggs and make an omelet. But you can not make from omelet eggs again. Too many eggs were broken and now we have to find a solution. The most aCUte situation clearly is in the Gaza strip. When I was Defense Minister in 1974 the population of Gaza was 350 thousand people. Today there are 1 million 200 thousand people. Almost four times as many. The size of the land is petit. It's 220 miles. It has the density, maybe the most densified piece of land in the world. It's a 5.2 rate of birth. Every 12 births they will double themselves. We have not 7,000 settlers in Gaza. 7,000 vis a vis 1 million 200 thousand. We are forced to close it for security reasons. They are closed so they don't work. They don't work they are very close to suffer starvation. What do we need to see them. and we have an alternative land prepared for those settlers in-between the southern tip of Gaza and Kidisberna which is on the border which Egypt. There's no sense to sit in the middle of this populated and bitter piece of land.,15:37:00>>>INTERVIEWER: He said that there's a demographic time bomb ticking in Israel and that even if Gaza's returned and even if the West Bank is returned there will still be a problem with the many Palestinians or Israeli Arabs that live here. In the long run is it possible for Israel to be true to its ideals while at the same time remaining a democracy with one person one vote?,15:37:20>>>SHIMON PERES: I think yes because you see the rate of birth depends upon the standard of living. The poorer the people are rate of birth is higher. And poor people produce many children and their many children produce more poverty. It's a vicious circle. You know we have here in, among the Palestinians two communities the Muslim and the Christian. The Christian community is well off better than the Muslims. So naturally their rate of birth went down. Because when you're poor you don't care how many children you have. All of them will be hungry. But you are becoming better off you want to invest more in every child than to invest in more children. So this there is while societies are imbalancing themselves. And also what happened is you see the size of a family in previous times say 50 or 100 years ago with 8 or 9 children. In many countries such a large number of children was a product of their medical situation because 3 or 4 passed away. So they would remain with 4 or 5 children. Today with an improved medicine the whole family remains alive. And the family's incapable to feed so many children. So I mean there is logic in demography as well. Geography is immobile. Demography is mobile and it is based not only upon a piece of land but also upon a piece of logic. ,17:35:00>>>INTERVIEWER: There's also religion, religion influences demography?,17:35:12>>>SHIMON PERES: Yes and no because religion too is changing you see. I'm not a great believer in the theory of hunting to an INAUDIBLE crash among civilizations. I'd rather believe there was a crash within every civilization. Namely adaptation of your determined religion with the changing epochs. I mean you can not compare the all you see today with what it was in the medieval time with the inquisition. You can not say to the pope of today he's like the pope in the 15th or 14th century. Now what changed Christianity the Muslims they choose no. they develop in time. you know the Russians were educating their children to be communists. All of a sudden communist fall down. What make it fall down? American intervention the European intervention. Again the intervention of a new age. And now we approach INAUDIBLE and the Muslims they can not remain with old habits in a totally different era. And I believe we shall see changes., ,19:38:00>>>INTERVIEWER: You are seen as a great statement among people in the United states, among Jewish community and the community at large. And at one time you had a vision as a center in the middle east the center. This dream seems so far away today what would you say to people today in this country and elsewhere who have given up hope for peace?,19:38:28>>>SHIMON PERES: That's a INAUDIBLE people they give up, they give they gave up for peace too early. Maybe we are today close to realize this vision more than ever before. I didn't say that Israel will become a center. I thought Israel should have the middle east enter (COUGH OFF SCREEN) the new age. Because today most of the political problems are being solved economically. Europe was living in hatred and blood for a thousand. And 3 years Europe changed in spite of all their memories and all their education. What John Monet did for the future of Europe is much more than napoleon did for INAUDIBLE past. What changed Europe is the economy not the wars. And the same thing goes now for china. If you ask me what is the greatest achievement of high technology I would say china. They're changing the face of china. And they said time has come for the middle east to change as well. To go from the old bitterness of wars about territory to the new horizon of economic, scientific and technological cooperation. I wrote a book it's called the New Middle East. It was criticized very much among the Arabs. One day the president of Egypt invited me and says Shimon time has come that you will listen to your critics. And in short they said look you are trying to dominate the Arab economy under the cover of having a new middle east.,19:20:25>>>SHIMON PERES: I told him gentlemen there is no Arab economy there is Arab poverty. Who wants to govern poverty. What for? Toady poverty is national and affluence is global. And unless you come in the global arena and open up, open your borders, open your skies let the objectivity of science. The promise of technology(COUGH OFF SCREEN) play it's free role then you'll save your children. You'll save the land from becoming desert and your children from becoming beggars. ,22:09:50>>>INTERVIEWER: Do you see any Arab leader who will be a hypothetical peace partner should that opportunity come?,22:10:01>>>SHIMON PERES: The leaders on the horizon are our leaders of yesterdays. The new leaders are unseen you don't know who they were who they are. Would you know who did produce the change in ah Russia it was unseen people. Or who did it china or did it in Europe. Jean Monet was an economist not even a general. And I believe that this is a confrontation not among politicians. And among religions and not upon economies. It is if you want a confrontation between two generations the outgoing generation that refuses to leave the scene and the incoming generation that doesn't have yet enough strength to take over. ,24:03:50>>>INTERVIEWER: I have no doubt that these people exist but there are young people that see Israel as facing the greatest threat of its survival since the creation of the state. Some blame us, some blame the Arabs in general some don't know what to say but they seem so pessimistic and when we travel it seems like we've gone back into time. the roads are full of holes. The Arabs seemed terrified. They seem passive, resigned and hopeless. It seems we've gone so far can we really see any hope when people feel so threatened on both sides?,24:04:10>>>SHIMON PERES: 100% around the INAUDIBLE doubt about it. ,24:12:05>>>INTERVIEWER: About what?,24:12:11>>>SHIMON PERES: About the change coming you know usually the future is in minority but it's a winning minority (COUGH OFF SCREEN) because it is the future. In a few weeks or so there will begun, begin the great confrontation between the world of terrorism and the world of INAUDIBLE of peace. In the 20th century the main confrontation was with the Communists, the Nazi's, the Fascists. Each of them has had a country behind them, an army behind them. terrorism is a new phenomena. It's more a protest then ideology without rules, without cords, without merits, without values. And there wild and a dangerous and you can also see that a poor country economically can be a rich country militarily. They can have modern arms and so on and so forth. So the free world doesn't have a choice but to bring an end to terror and terrorism. If communism and ah nazism was in Europe terrorism is in the Middle East. And now you see in the Middle East the great confrontation between people that want to enter a plane and be sure that they will arrive to their target. That they can walk in the street, attend a coffee, drink fresh water. So the changes in the Middle East are by far closer than we think.,25:55:17>>>SHIMON PERES: And you will see in the coming 5 to 10 years the great confrontation between these 2 civilizations, if you want, the civilization of terror without respect for human life, without any rational approach, without reference to the changes in our time and forces that will come not only from the outside but also from within the Arab world. Within the Muslim world. Not to do a favor to anybody but to save themselves from the agonies and cost of mistakes. ,26:41:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Will they have the courage to do so?,26:41:07>>>SHIMON PERES: They don't have a choice you know. courage also comes when you don't have a choice. What are they going to do remain backward poor, hated, isolated, a target for attacks and blames. ,27:08:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Will there be among the Palestinians people who say they don't have a choice?,27:08:10>>>SHIMON PERES: Yes few day, few weeks ago the number 2 man in the autonomy Abu Mazaum stood back, stood up and says we have to CUt the INAUDIBLE. It's a tragedy. it's a catastrophe for the Palestinian people. And INAUDIBLE and so are many of the people who may say publicly one thing but privately they know exactly what's happening. And they know that the Palestinians are paying an impossible cost. ,28:19:50>>>INTERVIEWER: Yesterday we spoke with Hamed Qatari who is a Hamas leader. he was one of the 450 people who came back. He and other people that we spoke with said that they will fight this till the last man, woman and child to regain Palestine. I'm sure this is all very familiar to you.,28:20:05>>>SHIMON PERES: What, what would you expect them to say. ,28:20:10>>>INTERVIEWER: INAUDIBLE,28:23:13>>>SHIMON PERES: That's normal when there is a confrontation and each party is blaming the other party. People are talking and exaggerated and inflamed language. ,28:39:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Don't you feel the fundalism is growing stronger?,28:39:07>>>SHIMON PERES: I think the fundalism is a problem for the Palestinians not less than for us. They destroy the Palestinian position. If Arafat lost in the eyes of the United States and Europe it's because of them not because of us. Because they paint him in an impossible posture and he doesn't know who to escape.,29:21:00>>>INTERVIEWER: What message would you give to the American people? The people out there who are yearning for peace as they look at this?,29:21:10>>>SHIMON PERES: I mean there is no escape but to fight terror. You can not run away from it. Let's not forget it is not the United States that has initiated the war against terror. It is the terrorist who have initiated the war against the United States. And they don't intend to stop. Mach Magandi once said that when a cat is chasing a mouse there is no sense for a mouse to suggest it is frail because it has nothing to do with strategy it has to do with nature. The United States was forced actually in a fight of self defense. And nobody should see it differently. It's not a fight against a religion or against a nation it's a fight against a menace which brings untold catastrophes to the Palestinians and the Arabs and the Muslims themselves. So I think the United States is right and justified. a combination between a dictator and nuclear is a terrible situation. If Hitler had a nuclear bomb in 1939 I don't know where the world would stand. And eventually all other nations will join the United States. I thought it will be even quicker than that because United States always came to the side of Europe. To the side of all the INAUDIBLE the communism, or generals or whatever it is. And they sacrificed the live of their boys. And they won the war and they didn't keep anything for themselves. Now America is attacked. You may expect that the rest will behave likewise historically. , ,31:07:25>>>SHIMON PERES: The second point I want to say is that we are really identified with the United States but differently from all other allies United States has had or is having. We never asked American soldiers to sacrifice their lives to defend Israel. Some of the Europe counties who criticize the United States are having American soldiers defending their land. We never created this situation where an American mother should be worried because her boy's in Israel defending the state of the Jewish. No we shall do it ourselves. The same goals and America helped us which I shall never forget in arms, in political support, in understanding, in financing yes but not in blood and not in dangers. The same goes now for peace. While I'm sure the United States will support the peace process it is for Israel to take the imitative. We shouldn't sit and wait until the Americans take the initiative no. it is our responsibility. We are not running to the United States. United States shouldn't run the process of peace it should support it and they will support it. And I think the sooner the better. Any postponement is a mistake. I believe today the United States is really concerned about the Iranian problem and the terroristic problem. So we shouldn't wait until this problem will be solved. We have to start the peace process on our own. ,32:57:00>>>SHIMON PERES: For the simple reason you can not and you shouldn't fight terrorist without fighting terrorism. What I mean by the reasons for terror. You should give hope to the other side not only to yourself. I mean we can't have the Palestinian cooperation they wont be our collaborators. They will be our party if they gonna have reasons for it. They will never serve us. They will never take orders from us. But if they will see that we are really sincere and peaceful and concerned about them as well and we suggest to CUt a deal which is fair and reasonable historically and other wise we should be able to make.,33:51:15>>>INTERVIEWER: But didn't we give them a fair deal?,33:51:19>>>SHIMON PERES: Suppose it wasn't successful so what so we shall try again. You don't divorce history. And you don't use disappointment as your teacher. You'll try it maybe we also committed mistakes and I think we did some. Now the problem is not it's not a baseball match to decide who's the winner. What we have is to create a new ground for our living. You see in war there is no alternative to victory. In peace there is no alternative to compromise. And now that 3 politicians nothing works ever. Nobody likes compromises but you can not have a coexistence without compromise.,34:48:00>>>INTERVIEWER: You'll try again but INAUDIBLE?,34:48:09>>>SHIMON PERES: No no I'm told you, I told you. I see the 3 ½ million people Palestinians who live across the river and are tied to old lessons and there were times also with them we were at war. We were at war with Egypt. We were at war with Jordan. There were times that we mistook. There were times they mistook. Well we can not make mistake and exCUse.,35:24:10>>>INTERVIEWER: That's on their side and now you have more than 200 thousand settlers. How will the country survive this civically?,35:24:20>>>SHIMON PERES: well there were some proposals. There were 2 or 3 proposals . one is concentrate all the settlements on a small piece of land in the West Bank. 3 or 4 percent and have a small, give the Palestinians 2 or 3 percent, 4 percent somewhere else. That's one solution. Another solution can be as there are Arabs living under non Arab government INAUDIBLE living under non Jewish government. This is different from war. You can not say lets have peace which is an extension of war. Doesn't make sense. Peace is a departure not an extension.,36:25:00>>>INTERVIEWER: Everything you say is so logical and beautiful why can't we have your vision implemented?,36:25:07>>>SHIMON PERES: People are angry and disappointed for good reasons. There is terror and violence and mistrust and dissolutions whatever you want. I agree. But if I can suggest a lesson I learned in my life that you can not a, achieve anything which is big without big disappointments and disillusions and troubles. And you think it's the end of the world. It's not the end of the world. And to do something big requires a great effort, a great determination. And face the disillusions with the same determination that you're facing the INAUDIBLE. And that's what we have to do. ,22:37:50>>>B-Roll pictures (no sound) END OF INTERVIEW
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Sound Bite: Jerry Levine – Actor/Director/Producer Well you know, it’s the life, actors, you know, I speak to a lot of young actors occasionally, you know, my kids don’t like that, cause I scare them, um, you don’t enter acting or entertainment the creative side of it to give it a shot, you can and hopefully something will work out, um it’s a life, lets say you get on a TV series, you know great, great you’re on a TV show that’s what everybody in LA wants cause you make a lot of money and it leads to things and then they cancel it, OK now it’s done now what? It’s longevity its’ about being able to be there. I mean I will tell you my greatest story of my career, it actually happened this year, I’ve told it a thousand times this year, um I’ve been shooting at Paramount, “Everybody Hates Chris” the Chris Rock television series and we shot there for four years, we shot on the back lot of Paramount, and um, 21 years ago, I was on a television series called “The Bronx Zoo” starring Ed Asner, co-starring with Ed Asner and on the back lot of Paramount, on the façade of the sound stage they built a High School, I don’t know if you’ve seen it, it’s that brick building, well it was built 21 years ago for this series that I was on with Ed and I was the first one with Ed that was shot on it and we had the sound stage connected to the façade so would could do tracking, walking, talking, tracking shot, outside, carries right in through the doors down the rotunda into this school, it was beautiful it was an incredible set, and that was built for The Bronx Zoo and I remember showing up at Paramount going, Wow, look at this, this is great, well it’s been shot for 20 years, I’ve shot it for 20 years as a director for many different shows and most recently for the last 4 years it was Corleone Jr. High School which is where young Chris attends Jr. High School in our series and he went there for 3 years, and I shot it for 3 years, um well the transition between the 3rd and 4th year, young Chris graduates from Corleone Jr. High and is on his way to Tattaglia High School, and I’m directing the first episode of the 4th season and I directed the last episode of the previous season and I’m directing the first one of the upcoming season and I look up at this façade and I say it’s gotta go, because he’s going to a new high school and we have to change it, so the story is this, I was the first one on it, and I was the last one to ever shoot it, and I was the first one to shoot the new one and I stood there looking at when it was coming down and it was like the statue of Saddam Hussein coming down it was historic in that way and I was standing around with the guys on the lot, the operations guys, who have been there for 20 years and we looked at each other and said, “yeah”, “yeah right” and they said, “you were” and “we’re taking it down so you could shoot it.” So back to the story of longevitiey and the whole thing and it struck, it struck me then, Ok, that’s what we were trying to do, I’ve been a few good movies, directed a few good things, hope to do some more, you know, but the idea that I’m still standing here after 21 years and there’s more before that, but that building represented something to me that was profound. And that’s what I mean when you’re an actor or a creative person, your in it for the long haul, because it’s gonna rough along the way, things are going to happen, but you need to know this is the life that you’ve chosen. This comes to another discussion about diversifying with in your field, that when you hit a cross in the road you should take it, you know especially in entertainment, you know which has transitioned me to prioritize me into directing, there was a moment in time, you know when I looked at my DGA dues and looked at my Screen Actors Guild dues and my DGA dues where higher than my Screen Actors Guild dues that got my attention, I went aha, um another defining moment this is the first time I might think about prioritizing the directing aspect but diversifying within your field, because if you write, you produce, you direct, you do anything then its in a field you know something about, and it will create a longevity it will create a life style that you will be able to continue to grow in and you know to survive what is a complicated industry. It’s interesting isn’t it, I’ve seen a few things.
VNR: Kids - And - TV
DR. ZOANN DREYER TAKES A LOOK AT JUST HOW MUCH TELEVISION IS TOO MUCH FOR KIDS AND THE EFFECTS IT HAS ON THEM.
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KNOW THE BRITISH Reel 3
More advice for Americans intending to do business in Britain. <br/> <br/>This reel begins with a fast edited sequence to illustrating a range of consumer goods including a car, cigarettes, a bra, a camera, a hi fi etc. The question is posed: "How affluent are these people?" <br/>Statistics about how many families have washing machines, irons, vacuum cleaners, food mixers, tumble dryers and fridges are given. Trend towards central heating rather than coal fires is mentioned. Montage sequence of electric fire shots. <br/> <br/>Farming sequence and manufacturing industry shots. C/Us of labels which read: "Made in Britain.", "English Apples", "British Made." Young women clock in at work. C/U of clock in sheet. Working hours and holiday allowances are discussed. Population and main ports and centres of industry are discussed. Various towns are shown on a map and their main industries described (Steel in Sheffield, Wool and Clothing industries in Leeds and Bradford etc.) Aerial shot of a port. Graphic map shows where all the largest cargo ports are to be found. Transport statistics are given. Animation is used as an illustration. Britain's public transport system is discussed. Train routes are shown and visitor is advised: "Travel first class by train." Internal airline services are discussed. Airports are shown. Motorways are illustrated. Shots of cars driving along a motorway. "Remember they drive on the left." Avis car hire depot is shown - two glamorous assistants help business men with the paperwork. Shot of a car driving along what looks very much like the Westway. Parking restrictions are discussed - various shots of parking meters, yellow lines, traffic wardens ("not renown for their sense of humour"). <br/> <br/>C/U of a wedding photograph. Narrator discusses probable population growth. Camera moves around the photograph picking out couples, children etc. as the narrator discusses the demographic balance of Britain. <br/> <br/>The British weather is discussed. Map of Britain shows high and low pressures. Boating lake in summer. Snow falling on conifers. Large group of people (possibly going to or from work) walk along holding umbrellas. Pea soup fogs have been eliminated thanks to the Clean Air Act. children sledge down a snowy hill. Narrator advises what clothes to bring depending on the season - funny still shots of business man in various attires. Blossom tree by the lake in St James's Park. Summer time - people sit in deck chairs by a lake. Catalogue man shots of our business man dressed for a golf match. C/U of a television screen during a weather report. <br/> <br/>Section follows about British television and radio. Station logos for BBC 1 (the revolving world logo) Thames and BBC 2. Still image of a young groover listening to the radio and C/U of a radio dial. Television screen shows an advert for Cadbury's biscuits. Montage of still shots showing television and radio aerials. Press section - newspaper stand or kiosk. C/Us of various newspapers and magazines. Montage of still shots showing various people reading newspapers at the breakfast table, in the park, in an armchair. A man in a pub turns the page of a newspaper to show an advertisement for Watney's Red beer. We then see his pint glass which has the name Watney's Red on the side. The narrator speaks of how American businessmen can use British advertising. British are the most heavily researched nation in the world and businessmen are encouraged to consult surveys and government statistics. <br/> <br/>Currency is discussed and one, five, ten and twenty pounds are shown. Scottish notes are also shown. Coins are presented. Ten percent of the bill is recommended as a tip. A plate is shown with a bill and £5.50 on top. One should never tip less than ten pence. BOAC aircraft seen coming in to land. Airport, high angle shot of baggage carousel. Montage of shots of British countryside, Horse Guard, bowler in cricket match, waves crashing into shore. <br/> <br/>Cameraman - Nic Knowland. Production Manager - John Phillips. Script - Cliff Michelmore. Narrator - Robert McKenzie. Art Direction and Graphics - Blake/Sears. Producer - Michael Redington. Associate Producer - Gerald W. Funston. Director and Editor - Richard Perfitt. <br/> <br/>The producers gratefully acknowledge the co-operation of the following companies, institutions and organisations: Bank of England, British Airports Authority, British Airways - BEA and BOAC, British Broadcasting Corporation, The Right Hon. 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US Bush Reaction - Vox pops, reaction to Bush's speech, first strike on Saddam Hussein
TAPE: EF03/0250 IN_TIME: 04:38:24 DURATION: 3:29 SOURCES: APTN RESTRICTIONS: DATELINE: NYC, Washington DC, 20 March 2003 SHOTLIST: Washington DC 1. US President George W. Bush on television screens in newsroom 2. People watching Bush at bar 3. People watching tv 4. People at bar 5. People watching tv 6. Bar 7. Wide shot bar and people 8. People booing Bush after speech 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Hope Vetter, vox pop "But he's not doing it for the rest of the world, he's doing it for him. I mean look up and down the street here in Washington DC, there are people protesting the war, there are people that are concerned for this that don't want to go to war, they don't want to see their sons and brothers and fathers and sisters and daughters go to war, they don't want to see this, no one wants to see this, they don't. I don't think it's neccessary at all." 10. SOUNDBITE (English) John Freemont, vox pop, "I don't think he said a lot, I'm a little concerned about what's going on right now, I think a lot of people are about to die tonight, I'm concerned about that, I'm not sure if what we're doing is right. So my main concerns are I don't think that Bush said a whole lot. He kind of told us where we're going in this war but I think it's really clear that it's going to be a different war then the last time around you could sit by and flip on the cable news and watch it, it's going to come home this time I think, that's what I'm concerned about." 11. SOUNDBITE (English) Fawaz Turkr, vox pop, "I was wondering why do the Iraqi people need us to go over there and free them from the clutches of Saddam Hussein. But more than that as I watched the president speak I was wondering weather we are the ones who need to be rescued from our elusion of grandeur and invincibility." 12. White House at night New York 13. Time Square 14. People watching television in Times Square 15. Taxi driver watching Bush 16. Police bus and people on street 17. Television screen on Times Square 18. Woman watching Bush 19. Women 20. SOUNDBITE: "It's an incredibly moving experience to be here in the heart of all of this in Times Square watching it on the screens and it just feels so different than sitting at home." 21. Woman watching screen 22. SOUNDBITE: "We need to take care of Saddam, we need to take care of Osama bin Laden, we need to get those people out of their lives." 23. People on street watching screens 24. People 25. Man pointing to screen STORYLINE: Washington residents reacted to the news that the United States had launched a military strike against Iraq on Thursday. In a brief address to the nation, Bush said U.S. forces had struck "targets of military opportunity" in Iraq - the initial steps in an operation to "disarm Iraq". Meanwhile in New York, people in Times Square were riveted by news reports of the war's start and many stopped to watch the outdoor television screens showing Bush's announcement.
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ASTRA GAZETTE NO 10
Emett's Ideal Home : 01:34:24 <br/>At an exhibition of Rowland Emett's work, a full size model of a man sits in front of his fire place, a large gramophone horn comes towards him and from it extends a TV screen close enough to the man for him not to need his glasses. All sorts of labour saving devices move around. Roses move passed a watering can as a miniature lawn is automatically cut. Emett adjusts his machine, as another man looks on amazed. Household objects spin and turn in every direction, and Emett hams it up for the camera. <br/> <br/>Babies' Rescue Dingy : 01:36:23 <br/>At the R.A.F. Institute of Medicine at Farnborough they are testing a "floatation cot" for babies. In a small swimming pool the baby "Susan" floats happily in a tiny rubber dingy. It was developed to protect babies in the event of a plane ditching in the sea. With two adults in the pool the fully covered cot is lowered in. Under water shots show the insulated base, and instruments record the carbon monoxide level. Through clear plastic the baby can be seen at all times. During the two hour test Susan fell asleep several times. When lifted from the water and removes from the dingy she looked very happy. <br/> <br/>Scooter Jousting : 01:39:24 <br/>Two men, with the help of their girl friends, put on suits of armour. Riding on scooters, Vespers, they joust in an open field to a very small audience. After a failed pass one of them is knocked to the ground. Again he is knocked to the ground and his girl friend runs over to him. <br/> <br/>R.A.F. Flying Suit Research : 01:41:52 <br/>CU of parts of a mans' body wearing a strange red netting costume that looks rather like the comic strip character "Spider Man". At the RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine at Farnborough a pilot lies on a couch with thermostats attached to his body. A researcher measures his temperature, many dials and gages. Other layers are added to assist pilots who fly fast, and at high altitudes, maintain a constant body temperature.
CONTEMPORARY STOCK FOOTAGE
NEWSFEED: 12/31-1/1/06, NEW YEAR 06, TIMES SQUARE, SYDNEY, TAIWAN, FIREWORKS BALL DROPS, POPE BENEDICT, GW BUSH, MUDSLIDES, FLOODS; AUSTRALIAN NEW YEAR: NX EXT reporter interviews local TV star, group gathers on stage, screen countdown, fireworks, happy new year;NX EXT lots of fireworks over Sydney harbor, this goes on for a few minutes, lots of music (fireworks to Barry White=brilliant); NX EXT continue with fireworks display, at least 3 sets of fireworks going on simultaneously over harbor;NX EXT grand finale of fireworks show, huge; CHINA: far different celebration with flags and a woman dancing on wires, women in blue sequined suits dance;INT lots of Taiwanese people gather on stage (not in English), screen in bg flashes w/imagery;NX EXT continue Taiwanese celebration, huge 24-hr clock on top of stage reads 24:59...;NX EXT countdown on building as signs w/each floor flash number, huge fireworks and confetti shoot out, crowd cheers;NX EXT fireworks shoot from skyscraper--looks like the building is exploding, crowds cheer, singer performs on stage;POPE: DX EXT Benedict addresses crowd at Vatican from his window (in Italian), crowd watches in rain (holding umbrellas); DX EXT Pope leads a prayer, crowd repeats and cheers, Pope Benedict continues reading speech;DX EXT huge bell ringing, Pope finishes his speech, waves arms to crowd, return to shot of bell, crowd at Vatican; TIMES SQUARE: ball drops, New year 2006 sign lights up, high angle of thousands of people cheering, confetti dropping; GW BUSH: int Bush comments to press on spying; IRAQ 2005: gunfire in Iraqi street, var shots of Iraqis casting/counting votes, T/H female reporter, huge Shiite protest;DX EXT more gunfire, soldiers count down to 2006, T/H US soldiers wants to go home, soldier waves to camera;FLOODING: DX EXT ugly brown water comes up to car height in small town, man rows across street, 2 people walk in flood, pontoon;PANDAS: DX EXT Chinese zookeepers hold lots of baby pandas, pandas crawling, climbing tree, rolling around; UK PARADE: New Years Parade in London, Big Ben, Garfield float, var T/H of people in attendance, ws marching band; MUDSLIDE: DX EXT tractors scoop up mud along CA highway;POLAR PLUNGE: DX EXT hundreds of freaky people run into freezing cold water, many immediately run out, woman holds 2006 sign; polar bear club winter plunge DX EXT one warm-blooded doofus swims around in freezing water, ship hoses water in lake;
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Middle East WC Reax - Palestinian and Israeli reactions to the WC final
NAME: MEA WCUP REAX 20060709Ix TAPE: EF06/0607 IN_TIME: 10:08:24:07 DURATION: 00:02:01:01 SOURCES: AP TELEVISION DATELINE: Various - 9 July 2006 RESTRICTIONS: SHOTLIST: ++NIGHT SHOTS++ Gaza city, Gaza Strip 1. Wide shot of Gaza city at night time 2. Wide shot of restaurant in Gaza city with television showing World Cup final 3. Palestinians sitting at restaurant holding Italian flag 4. Mid of couple with man speaking on phone at restaurant 5. Man smoking in restaurant 6. Woman holding child sitting in restaurant 7. Wide of Palestinians sitting in street outside coffee shop watching game 8. Pan right from television to Palestinians watching game outside coffee shop 9. SOUNDBITE (Arabic): Yousif Al Khudar, Gaza city resident : "We have no electricity, no ventilator, no television set. We came to watch the match because we are bored." 10. Palestinian smoking outside coffee shop in Gaza city, watching the match 11. SOUNDBITE (Arabic): Abu Mahmoud, Gaza city resident : "Who raises the Palestinian flag in front of the whole world, we support him, and Italy will win, God willing." 12. Pan left from television to Palestinians watching match 13. Wide of Palestinians watching match at coffee shop Nabi Mari military base, south of Israel 14. Pull out from weapons on table to wide of Israeli soldiers watching match at military base 15. Pan across Israeli troops watching the match 16. SOUNDBITE (English): Gabriel Fegelstone, Israeli soldier: "The difference between seeing the game here or seeing it at home... at home no body tells you what to do, you can scream as much as you want, here every second somebody tells you 'be quiet, I can't see'. It's different. But here there is more 'hevreh' (hebrew for friends), you can see all together, you can scream all together. So it could be good here, and it could be good there." 17. Pull focus shot from close-up of weapons to troops 18. Pan right to television screen at military base 19. SOUNDBITE (English): Gabriel Fegelstone, Israeli soldier: "I think that France is going to win at the end, Zinedine Zidane ( is) one of the (most) amazing players ever!" 20. Israeli soldiers in army jeep, jeep driving away STORYLINE: Many Palestinians in Gaza city gathered around the television screens on Sunday evening to watch the final World Cup match between the French and Italian teams. As they watched, they seemed to forget for the moment about the Israeli incursions in the area which brought about dozens of casualties over the past two weeks. Many residents chose to watch the match outside their homes, at restaurants or coffee shops, where big screens afforded a much more interesting atmosphere. Other viewers said they had no choice but to watch the match outside their houses. "We have no electricity, no ventilator, no television set. We came to watch the match because we are bored," said one. Italy seemed to be the favoured team, with some Palestinians holding Italian flags as they watched the match. Gaza resident Abu Mahmoud said,"Who raises the Palestinian flag in front of the whole world, we support him, and Italy will win, God willing." The match was also being watched by Israeli troops stationed at Nabi Mari military base in southern Israel. One of the soldiers compared watching the match at the base with watching it at home saying there were advantages in both. "At home no body tells you what to do, you can scream as much as you want, here they tell you 'be quite, I can't see'. Here there is more 'hevreh' (hebrew for friends), you can see all together, you can scream all together. " said Gabriel Fegelstone, who went on to say that he thought France would win.
Interview with Shimon Peres
Interview with Shimon Peres discussing negotiations and talks with Arafat, attempts for peace and the Israeli attitude towards terrorism., INTERVIEWER:,There was a time when it papered that Yasser Arafat was a suitable partner for peace. What do you think went wrong? How did we come to the point now where we do not have that situation?,01:27:02>>>, SHIMON PERES:,Basically Arafat when he was the head of the Palestine revolution he has had head of the collation of armed groups with him. The moment he became the head of the autonomy we discovered that he's not able to make the shift. To be the head of the revolution is one thing. To be the head of the state is another thing to be the head of the state is another thing. Particularly the softest point was that he didn't understand that by just disarming the Fata, his party, and letting the other party carry arms it undercut his own authority. It's either him controlling them or them controlling him. and they stopped taking orders from them. so even if he would like to cut the terror he couldn't without disarming first the terrorist, the terrorists groups. Now Arafat ah made some contributions in the beginning quite courageous but then he emerged as an extremely weak leader of a state in being. And that's the greatest problem. , INTERVIEWER:,Was this a failure of his character or personality?,02:51:09>>>, SHIMON PERES:,It was, he became a victim of his habits. Because how they ran a revolution. you have this little bit money in brown envelopes. There was no rules and no regulations. you all the time negotiating with the other groups how to act terroristically. You don't have a separation of responsibilities between the legislative, the judicial and the executive. Everything is mixed. Then it's full of conspiracies. Then you have one leader. And all these habits that he's acquired during 30 years of his leadership he couldn't get rid of them. now I talked with him at great lengths about it and I told him look at Bangolia. He was also a head of ah, armed group not only but also in order to achieve independence for the Jewish. The minute he became head of the state he says no room for any other armed group but Daganah, which was the official armed group. And he went as far as ordering to shoot at the ship that brought arms to Israel and killing 20 people Jewish because they didn't take the orders. I told him if you want, if you won't do it you don't have a future. I told many times to Arafat. I think he was suspicious that I'm trying you know to introduce a division between me, him and the other parties because his reply was I shall disarm them politically. In the elections of 1996 after the assignation of Isaac Rabin another wave of terror started. I replaced Rabin as you know. and I did things which were very controversial in the eyes of the Israelis and very important in the eyes of the Palestinians. I handed over 460 villages to the Palestinians. 6 cities. And able to have elections including in Jerusalem. They praised and appreciate. All of a sudden they started to explode ah to explode bombs in ah Jerusalem, in Tel Aviv and in Ashkiranash. Arafat are you crazy with all the reactions what are you doing?,05:21:25>>>, SHIMON PERES, And in the beginning again he tried to convince the Hamas to stop it that you had to stop it without any effect. Finally when he saw that the situation was really becoming very severe he went to fight the Hamas. And he killed 20 of the Hamas leaders. He arrested thousands. He discovered the cashes of arms there are gifts and terror went down but the person who INAUDIBLE was Netanyahu who replaced me. I lost the elections because he didn't do it in time. I lost with 1/3 of a percent. Netanyahu won because Arafat waked up too late., INTERVIEWER:,What did he gain from it from doing all this?,06:07:19>>>, SHIMON PERES:, He didn't gain anything he lost. I was told that he was crying after he heard the results of the elections., INTERVIEWER:,And why do you think he did not accept what was offered to him at Camp David?,06:20:20>>>, SHIMON PERES:, First of all I think Camp David was not conducted with great wisdom. Barak and Arafat sat at the same place for 15 days. And Barak spoke with Arafat for ½ and hour. In the eyes of the Palestinians, not only the Palestinians Palestine is a very matter. And you feel like somebody's snubbing you. It's not very, it's not done in negotiations. In negotiations you don't negotiate just about points. You negotiate about relations. And if you win too much you may loose your partner. That was one thing. And then as far as I'm concerned those negotiating with Arafat some of my friends never take Arafat yes for an answer. I learn not to take his no for an answer. I'm never impressed by his no's. ,07:19:02>>>, SHIMON PERES:, I remember when we were negotiating in Cairo the whole night chaired Mubarak. In the morning when it came to the sign the maps Arafat said I'm not signing. In front of all the television. It was a scandal. It was a shame. And Arafat approached him and they didn't I'm not going to quote how he called him and he told him sign. What happened is Arafat took out the pen and signed. That's another thing. But there is a third point which we shouldn't forget. And I told it to Barak before. Barak demanded that Arafat will announce that after the agreement he will have no claims anymore. The minute (COUGH OFF SCREEN). The minute he says he raised two impossible issues at the time the issue of Jerusalem and the issue of refuges and bought it to the central of the discussion and we knew that we can not reach an agreement. ,08:18:15>>>, SHIMON PERES:, If Arafat should declare he doesn't have anymore claims it means he has to turn his back to the Palestinian refuges. Something that he cannot do. and I thought you don't have to buy from the other party all the dreams and all the demands. Let things hang in there. (COUGH OFF SCREEN). But all told Arafat committed a terrible mistake by rejecting the proposals of Clinton and Barak despite what they have said. And he's not paying the price for this rejection. , INTERVIEWER:,If you could compare him to King Hussein what kind of a peace partner was King Hussein?,09:04:23>>>, SHIMON PERES:, King Hussein wanted peace and he was a responsible negotiator for peace. But here let me say in a wider sense historically speaking. There are 2 ½ million Palestinians here in the territories. There are another 3 ½ million Palestinians that close the door on their leader, on the King on the throne. And they might, some people say you cant not (COUGH OFF SCREEN) make peace with the Palestinians. And I'm asking myself why do we have peace with the Palestinians in trans Jordan in the kingdom of Jordan. You know there are 2 cities close to each other Elad and Dakab maybe a few miles INAUDIBLE. During the 54 years of the existence of the stated of Israel not a single bullet was fired from one city to another city. There's the piece of land between the Red and the Dead Sea almost 120, 130 miles long without fences, without INAUDIBLE, without infiltrators. (COUGH OFF SCREEN) There Jordanians don't permit ah terrorist coming from Jordan into Israel. There are no suicidal bombers. Why is that? those are the same people. Why those 2 ½ million people decided to live peace with us and these 3 ½ million people are in revolt, in terror, in violence, in bitterness. ,10:45:07>>>, SHIMON PERES:, There are 2 differences. One is that in Jordan they have an organized government. Doesn't hang upon the whim of a single man. The have one army not 12 armies like the Palestinian side. They have one treasurer they don't have several treasurers. They have one commander in chief and not many commanders of chief. And I'd say certainly it's not a complete democracy they are far from it but there is separation between their legislative and judicial and ah executive branches. The Palestinians don't have it. So they brought in a INAUDIBLE and they live in a cultic state. There was nobody in charge in spite of all the authorities. The other thing which we have to take into consideration too. We don't dominate any piece of land in Jordan. At the early times of Zionism Jabatinisky said the 2 banks of the Jordan river belongs to us the east and the west. Thanks heavens they gave up half to their program because if you would put settlements across the Jordan river we would create an INAUDIBLE there as well. So we have to correct those 2 mistakes. And I'm speaking objectively. To force the Palestinians to have a reformed government. And to enable us to retreat from the territories., INTERVIEWER:,Of course people have spoken about the settlements here as a problem. If there were no settlements do you believe that there would be peace between Israel and the Palestinians?,12:52:27>>>, SHIMON PERES:, It would help a great deal. It would be very different situation undoubtedly. I use saying you know you can break eggs and make an omelet. But you can not make from omelet eggs again. Too many eggs were broken and now we have to find a solution. The most acute situation clearly is in the Gaza strip. When I was Defense Minister in 1974 the population of Gaza was 350 thousand people. Today there are 1 million 200 thousand people. Almost four times as many. The size of the land is petit. It's 220 miles. It has the density, maybe the most densified piece of land in the world. It's a 5.2 rate of birth. Every 12 births they will double themselves. We have not 7,000 settlers in Gaza. 7,000 vis a vis 1 million 200 thousand. We are forced to close it for security reasons. They are closed so they don't work. They don't work they are very close to suffer starvation. What do we need to see them. and we have an alternative land prepared for those settlers in-between the southern tip of Gaza and Kidisberna which is on the border which Egypt. There's no sense to sit in the middle of this populated and bitter piece of land., INTERVIEWER:,He said that there's a demographic time bomb ticking in Israel and that even if Gaza's returned and even if the West Bank is returned there will still be a problem with the many Palestinians or Israeli Arabs that live here. In the long run is it possible for Israel to be true to its ideals while at the same time remaining a democracy with one person one vote?,15:37:20>>>, SHIMON PERES:, I think yes because you see the rate of birth depends upon the standard of living. The poorer the people are rate of birth is higher. And poor people produce many children and their many children produce more poverty. It's a vicious circle. You know we have here in, among the Palestinians two communities the Muslim and the Christian. The Christian community is well off better than the Muslims. So naturally their rate of birth went down. Because when you're poor you don't care how many children you have. All of them will be hungry. But you are becoming better off you want to invest more in every child than to invest in more children. So this there is while societies are imbalancing themselves. And also what happened is you see the size of a family in previous times say 50 or 100 years ago with 8 or 9 children. In many countries such a large number of children was a product of their medical situation because 3 or 4 passed away. So they would remain with 4 or 5 children. Today with an improved medicine the whole family remains alive. And the family's incapable to feed so many children. So I mean there is logic in demography as well. Geography is immobile. Demography is mobile and it is based not only upon a piece of land but also upon a piece of logic. , INTERVIEWER:,There's also religion, religion influences demography?,17:35:12>>>, SHIMON PERES:, Yes and no because religion too is changing you see. I'm not a great believer in the theory of hunting to an INAUDIBLE crash among civilizations. I'd rather believe there was a crash within every civilization. Namely adaptation of your determined religion with the changing epochs. I mean you can not compare the all you see today with what it was in the medieval time with the inquisition. You can not say to the pope of today he's like the pope in the 15th or 14th century. Now what changed Christianity the Muslims they choose no. they develop in time. you know the Russians were educating their children to be communists. All of a sudden communist fall down. What make it fall down? American intervention the European intervention. Again the intervention of a new age. And now we approach INAUDIBLE and the Muslims they can not remain with old habits in a totally different era. And I believe we shall see changes., , INTERVIEWER:,You are seen as a great statement among people in the United states, among Jewish community and the community at large. And at one time you had a vision as a center in the middle east the center. This dream seems so far away today what would you say to people today in this country and elsewhere who have given up hope for peace?,19:38:28>>>, SHIMON PERES:,That's a INAUDIBLE people they give up, they give they gave up for peace too early. Maybe we are today close to realize this vision more than ever before. I didn't say that Israel will become a center. I thought Israel should have the middle east enter (COUGH OFF SCREEN) the new age. Because today most of the political problems are being solved economically. Europe was living in hatred and blood for a thousand. And 3 years Europe changed in spite of all their memories and all their education. What John Monet did for the future of Europe is much more than napoleon did for INAUDIBLE past. What changed Europe is the economy not the wars. And the same thing goes now for china. If you ask me what is the greatest achievement of high technology I would say china. They're changing the face of china. And they said time has come for the middle east to change as well. To go from the old bitterness of wars about territory to the new horizon of economic, scientific and technological cooperation. I wrote a book it's called the New Middle East. It was criticized very much among the Arabs. One day the president of Egypt invited me and says Shimon time has come that you will listen to your critics. And in short they said look you are trying to dominate the Arab economy under the cover of having a new middle east.,19:20:25>>>, SHIMON PERES: ,I told him gentlemen there is no Arab economy there is Arab poverty. Who wants to govern poverty. What for? Toady poverty is national and affluence is global. And unless you come in the global arena and open up, open your borders, open your skies let the objectivity of science. The promise of technology(COUGH OFF SCREEN) play it's free role then you'll save your children. You'll save the land from becoming desert and your children from becoming beggars. , INTERVIEWER:,Do you see any Arab leader who will be a hypothetical peace partner should that opportunity come?,22:10:01>>>, SHIMON PERES:,The leaders on the horizon are our leaders of yesterdays. The new leaders are unseen you don't know who they were who they are. Would you know who did produce the change in ah Russia it was unseen people. Or who did it china or did it in Europe. Jean Monet was an economist not even a general. And I believe that this is a confrontation not among politicians. And among religions and not upon economies. It is if you want a confrontation between two generations the outgoing generation that refuses to leave the scene and the incoming generation that doesn't have yet enough strength to take over. , INTERVIEWER:,I have no doubt that these people exist but there are young people that see Israel as facing the greatest threat of its survival since the creation of the state. Some blame us, some blame the Arabs in general some don't know what to say but they seem so pessimistic and when we travel it seems like we've gone back into time. the roads are full of holes. The Arabs seemed terrified. They seem passive, resigned and hopeless. It seems we've gone so far can we really see any hope when people feel so threatened on both sides?,24:04:10 SHIMON PERES:,100% around the INAUDIBLE doubt about it. , INTERVIEWER:,About what?,24:12:11>>>, SHIMON PERES:,About the change coming you know usually the future is in minority but it's a winning minority (COUGH OFF SCREEN) because it is the future. In a few weeks or so there will begun, begin the great confrontation between the world of terrorism and the world of INAUDIBLE of peace. In the 20th century the main confrontation was with the Communists, the Nazi's, the Fascists. Each of them has had a country behind them, an army behind them. terrorism is a new phenomena. It's more a protest then ideology without rules, without cords, without merits, without values. And there wild and a dangerous and you can also see that a poor country economically can be a rich country militarily. They can have modern arms and so on and so forth. So the free world doesn't have a choice but to bring an end to terror and terrorism. If communism and ah nazism was in Europe terrorism is in the Middle East. And now you see in the Middle East the great confrontation between people that want to enter a plane and be sure that they will arrive to their target. That they can walk in the street, attend a coffee, drink fresh water. So the changes in the Middle East are by far closer than we think.,25:55:17>>>, SHIMON PERES:, And you will see in the coming 5 to 10 years the great confrontation between these 2 civilizations, if you want, the civilization of terror without respect for human life, without any rational approach, without reference to the changes in our time and forces that will come not only from the outside but also from within the Arab world. Within the Muslim world. Not to do a favor to anybody but to save themselves from the agonies and cost of mistakes. , INTERVIEWER:,Will they have the courage to do so?,26:41:07>>>, SHIMON PERES:,They don't have a choice you know. courage also comes when you don't have a choice. What are they going to do remain backward poor, hated, isolated, a target for attacks and blames. , INTERVIEWER:,Will there be among the Palestinians people who say they don't have a choice?,27:08:10>>>, SHIMON PERES:,Yes few day, few weeks ago the number 2 man in the autonomy Abu Mazaum stood back, stood up and says we have to cut the INAUDIBLE. It's a tragedy. it's a catastrophe for the Palestinian people. And INAUDIBLE and so are many of the people who may say publicly one thing but privately they know exactly what's happening. And they know that the Palestinians are paying an impossible cost. , INTERVIEWER:,Yesterday we spoke with Hamed Qatari who is a Hamas leader. he was one of the 450 people who came back. He and other people that we spoke with said that they will fight this till the last man, woman and child to regain Palestine. I'm sure this is all very familiar to you.,28:20:05>>>, SHIMON PERES:,What, what would you expect them to say. , INTERVIEWER:,INAUDIBLE,28:23:13>>>, SHIMON PERES:,That's normal when there is a confrontation and each party is blaming the other party. People are talking and exaggerated and inflamed language. , INTERVIEWER:,Don't you feel the fundalism is growing stronger?,28:39:07>>>, SHIMON PERES:,I think the fundalism is a problem for the Palestinians not less than for us. They destroy the Palestinian position. If Arafat lost in the eyes of the United States and Europe it's because of them not because of us. Because they paint him in an impossible posture and he doesn't know who to escape., INTERVIEWER:,What message would you give to the American people? The people out there who are yearning for peace as they look at this?,29:21:10>>>, SHIMON PERES:,I mean there is no escape but to fight terror. You can not run away from it. Let's not forget it is not the United States that has initiated the war against terror. It is the terrorist who have initiated the war against the United States. And they don't intend to stop. Mach Magandi once said that when a cat is chasing a mouse there is no sense for a mouse to suggest it is frail because it has nothing to do with strategy it has to do with nature. The United States was forced actually in a fight of self defense. And nobody should see it differently. It's not a fight against a religion or against a nation it's a fight against a menace which brings untold catastrophes to the Palestinians and the Arabs and the Muslims themselves. So I think the United States is right and justified. a combination between a dictator and nuclear is a terrible situation. If Hitler had a nuclear bomb in 1939 I don't know where the world would stand. And eventually all other nations will join the United States. I thought it will be even quicker than that because United States always came to the side of Europe. To the side of all the INAUDIBLE the communism, or generals or whatever it is. And they sacrificed the live of their boys. And they won the war and they didn't keep anything for themselves. Now America is attacked. You may expect that the rest will behave likewise historically. , ,31:07:25>>>, SHIMON PERES:,The second point I want to say is that we are really identified with the United States but differently from all other allies United States has had or is having. We never asked American soldiers to sacrifice their lives to defend Israel. Some of the Europe counties who criticize the United States are having American soldiers defending their land. We never created this situation where an American mother should be worried because her boy's in Israel defending the state of the Jewish. No we shall do it ourselves. The same goals and America helped us which I shall never forget in arms, in political support, in understanding, in financing yes but not in blood and not in dangers. The same goes now for peace. While I'm sure the United States will support the peace process it is for Israel to take the imitative. We shouldn't sit and wait until the Americans take the initiative no. it is our responsibility. We are not running to the United States. United States shouldn't run the process of peace it should support it and they will support it. And I think the sooner the better. Any postponement is a mistake. I believe today the United States is really concerned about the Iranian problem and the terroristic problem. So we shouldn't wait until this problem will be solved. We have to start the peace process on our own. ,32:57:00>>>, SHIMON PERES:,For the simple reason you can not and you shouldn't fight terrorist without fighting terrorism. What I mean by the reasons for terror. You should give hope to the other side not only to yourself. I mean we can't have the Palestinian cooperation they wont be our collaborators. They will be our party if they gonna have reasons for it. They will never serve us. They will never take orders from us. But if they will see that we are really sincere and peaceful and concerned about them as well and we suggest to cut a deal which is fair and reasonable historically and other wise we should be able to make., INTERVIEWER:,But didn't we give them a fair deal?,33:51:19>>>, SHIMON PERES:,Suppose it wasn't successful so what so we shall try again. You don't divorce history. And you don't use disappointment as your teacher. You'll try it maybe we also committed mistakes and I think we did some. Now the problem is not it's not a baseball match to decide who's the winner. What we have is to create a new ground for our living. You see in war there is no alternative to victory. In peace there is no alternative to compromise. And now that 3 politicians nothing works ever. Nobody likes compromises but you can not have a coexistence without compromise., INTERVIEWER:,You'll try again but INAUDIBLE?,34:48:09>>>, SHIMON PERES:,No no I'm told you, I told you. I see the 3 ½ million people Palestinians who live across the river and are tied to old lessons and there were times also with them we were at war. We were at war with Egypt. We were at war with Jordan. There were times that we mistook. There were times they mistook. Well we can not make mistake and excuse., INTERVIEWER:,That's on their side and now you have more than 200 thousand settlers. How will the country survive this civically?,35:24:20>>>, SHIMON PERES:,well there were some proposals. There were 2 or 3 proposals . one is concentrate all the settlements on a small piece of land in the West Bank. 3 or 4 percent and have a small, give the Palestinians 2 or 3 percent, 4 percent somewhere else. That's one solution. Another solution can be as there are Arabs living under non Arab government INAUDIBLE living under non Jewish government. This is different from war. You can not say lets have peace which is an extension of war. Doesn't make sense. Peace is a departure not an extension., INTERVIEWER:,Everything you say is so logical and beautiful why can't we have your vision implemented?,36:25:07>>>, SHIMON PERES:,People are angry and disappointed for good reasons. There is terror and violence and mistrust and dissolutions whatever you want. I agree. But if I can suggest a lesson I learned in my life that you can not a, achieve anything which is big without big disappointments and disillusions and troubles. And you think it's the end of the world. It's not the end of the world. And to do something big requires a great effort, a great determination. And face the disillusions with the same determination that you're facing the INAUDIBLE. And that's what we have to do. ,22:37:50>>>, B-Roll pictures (no sound) , END OF INTERVIEW
Interview with Joseph Farah pt. 2
02:03:13>>>,INTERVIEWER: ( basically) discuss the way the Koran relates to Jerusalem.,One of the myths that you see in practically every news story, account of what is happening in the Middle East today is that Jerusalem is the disputed city, that Jerusalem represents the 3rd holiest site within Islam, and, of course, to the Jews, it's their capital. In fact, the intifada that began in 2000- the uprising- is called the Al- Aksa uprising, because of the Al- Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount. The truth is that - JOPSEH FARAH: Practically every news story you read of an account of what's happening in the Middle East today makes reference to Jerusalem being the 3rd holiest site within Islam. Of course, there's no reference to Jerusalem anywhere in the Koran. So the question is, 'how did this come about; how did Jerusalem become the 3rd holiest site in Islam?' And it turns out that that's a rather recent invention by people, most prominently would be the Mufti of Jerusalem back in the 1940's, who by the way was allied with Adolf Hitler, and who, even today, Yasser Arafat refers to him as his uncle- he was his inspiration, his mentor. Jerusalem was important, obviously, to the Mufti of Jerusalem, because it was his territory. The mosques that were built there in the 11th century were not particularly prominent mosques. As I mentioned earlier, in the early part of the 20th century, there were hardly any Muslims living in Jerusalem- somewhere around 10,000. You know, you can find the cities of Medina and Mecca mentioned dozens of times in the Koran. The Koran never mentions the word Jerusalem. The closest it comes, some Islamic scholars say, Mohammed was referring to Jerusalem in his night journey where he was apparently lifted up and spirited to the most remote place, and that has been interpreted to mean Jerusalem. But that's as close as it comes- it's utter myth. 02:05:24>>> INTERVIEWER: Should the Palestinians have the right to demand the return of the refugees? JOSEPH FARAH:One of the political platforms of Yasser Arafat has become 'the right of return.' He wants anybody who calls himself a Palestinian to have the right to go back to what we today call Israel. I think to understand why that argument is being made, and to understand why it can never happen, all you need to do is simply look at the map of the Middle East. 99% of the land map is under the control of Arabs or Muslim countries. Less than 1% is the land called Israel today. Where doe it make sense to assimilate those poor refugees who have been kept in these terrible conditions all these years, does it make sense to push them into that 1% of the land mass, or does it make sense to utilize the under-developed, under-populated countries of the Arab world to resettle them? 02:06:45>>> INTERVIEWER:Would this conflict go away if Israel had dismantled the settlements and withdrew from the West Bank and Gaza?,JOSEPH FARAH:We hear constantly about the settlements being a real stumbling block to the peace process today. And I think that in the Western world we think about the Israeli settlements as being like armed camps, or something of that nature, controlled by armed soldiers, and little beach heads into the Arab world. And, you know, the reality is nothing like that at all. I've visited many of these settlements, and they more closely resemble Southern California, bedroom communities than they do armed camps. But one of the things that I really think is missing from this whole debate about settlements, is the fact that there have been more Arab settlements built in the disputed territories since 1967 than there have been Jewish settlements. And yet, how can settlements by Jews be so destabilizing to the peace process while Arab settlements are not, There are at least 100 more settlements by Arabs that have been built since 1967 than Jewish settlements . So again, the debate has been distorted ,its been turned upside down. (end side A),I think the debate today about the Palestinian people have focused on this myth that Arab people are the only indigenous people in that area of the world. And the truth is as I've cited some statistics is that the Jews have had a presemce a very large and significant presence particularly in Jerualem and its environs 02:10:04>>>,One of the myths shaping the debate today about the Palestinian issue is that the Arabs are the indigenous people to the region, and that the Jews are foreigners, the Jews are people who have come recently. And the truth is that you don't have to go very far back in history to see that the Jews have had this very strong presence in the area, particularly around Jerusalem where they dominated the population at the turn of the 20th century. The Jews are really the first indigenous people to govern themselves in that region, and the interesting thing is that they were the ones who called themselves Palestinians up until the country was renamed Israel in 1948. 02:11:16>>> INTERVIEWER: If the Israeli government was to accede to the Palestinian request or demand for return of the refugees, what would that do to the land of Israel? JOSEPH FARAH:One of the reasons that Yasser Arafat is so intent on this 'right of return,' this right for anyone who calls himself a Palestinian anywhere in the Arab world to return to the country of Israel, is because he knows that it can result in only one thing, and that is the destruction of the states of Israel. Israel can simply not handle several hundred thousand Arabs moving into its borders, and that's the wild card that Arafat is holding when he talks about the right of return. The Arab worlds represent about 99% of the land mass of the Middle East, Israel represents about 1%, less than 1%, of the land mass. It's impossible to resettle all of the refugees within Israel's borders. It makes all the sense in the world to use the under - populated parts of the Arab world to resettle those folks. 02:12:57>>> INTERVIEWER: Why are the Arab countries so hell - bent on getting the Jews out of what they call Palestine, or ultimately hell - bent on the destruction of the state of Israel? JOSEPH FARAH: Islamic fundamentalism, which is a rather recent phenomenon in the Middle East, after all it was in 1979 that we had the Iranian revolution, which really touched off this movement in a big way. Islamic fundamentalism is one of the guiding passions now behind the goal of the destruction of Israel, and the reason is that Islamic fundamentalism holds that any part of the world that is held by Islam is the world of peace. Any part of the world that is not held by Islam, and controlled by Islam, and dominated by Islam, is the world of war. There's only one little sliver of territory in the Middle East that is part of that world of war, in the Islamic view, and that is the part of the world that's called Israel. And that's why it's incompatible in the Islamic fundamentalist view that Israel can survive, that Arabs can live with Israel in peace and harmony. Yasser Arafat knows this even though he doesn't always speak this language to Western TV cameras and so forth. But, ultimately, that is the goal, that's the goal of Yasser Arafat, it's the goal of Saddam Hussein, it's the goal of every Arab leader you can name, ultimately is the destruction of Israel, whether it comes in phases or whether it comes swiftly. 02:15:02>>> INTERVIEWER: If all the Palestinian claims/ grievances don't have much basis, what's really driving their struggle? JOSEPH FARAH: The Palestinian struggle has really become a way of life, and it's driven by oil dollars from Saudi Arabia, it's driven by all kinds of incentives. You know, it's difficult for an Arab living in the Palestinian Authority today to hold a job unless he's sworn with absolute allegiance to all of the goals of Yasser Arafat. But if you want to be an agitator, if you want to be part of the uprising, they'll find work for you, your family will eat. It is those kinds of incentives that are pushing this constant intifada, this constant uprising now, that has been going on for several years-,02:16:52>>>,One of the reasons the Arab world hates Israel, besides the Islamic fundamentalist component, which doesn't tolerate any presence in the Middle East by any infidels, is the fact that Israel is the only free country in the Middle East. And this is like a thorn in the side of the totalitarian and authoritarian governments that rule over the Arab and Muslim world. You can imagine what that's like. For Arabs, for Arabs, life in Israel today is much freer than it would be in any Arab country. This is something I discovered myself as a journalist there 20 years ago was that as an Arab American, sometimes I was looked upon with some suspicion by Israelis because of my surname and so forth, yet I was never prevented from doing my job. When you visit the Arab world as a journalist, believe me, you'll face an entirely different kind of scrutiny; you simply will not be able to do your job. It's one of the reasons there are more newspapers, Arab newspapers, operating in Israel today than there are in the rest of the entire Arab world. INTERVIEWER: The notion of a suicide bomber is something new. How can a parent praise their child for blowing themselves up and killing innocent civilians? What's the psychology- what's going on there? JOSEPH FARAH:You might want to ask more of an Islamic expert-. 02:19:05>>> INTERVIEWER: Have you ever been harassed, threatened, or intimidated because of the opinions that you express? JOSEPH FARAH: Because of the work that I've done in this area, and particularly because I am an Arab- American writing these opinions, these kinds of analysis of the situation, I've been subject to many, many death threats, many forms of intimidation, and so forth. In fact, after one article that I wrote back in October 2000 called The Midst of the Middle East, eleven death threats, signed death threats, very specific death threats came in on e-mail alone shortly thereafter, and were turned over to the FBI, and I understand there's still an open file on those cases. But that was prior to September 11th. Interestingly, after Sept 11th, I felt that the heat was really off of me, that there were- perhaps- bigger fish to fry out there for the, you know, the Islamic extremists. 02:20:18>>> INTERVIEWER: What do today's Palestinian terrorists have in common with the 9/11 events and Al-Qaeda? JOSEPH FARAH: In the United States, we tend to make a distinction between Yasser Arafat's terrorists and Osama bin Laden's terrorists. There really is no distinction; they both kill innocent people. Al- Qaeda, of course, demonstrated that they were more proficient at killing big numbers of people all at once on 9/11/01. But in principle, there is really no distinction between them whatsoever. In fact, if anything, Yasser Arafat has been an inspiration to Osama bin Laden, he's the founding father of Middle East terrorism, he's the guy that oversaw the first airline hijacking. He's done everything, his people have done everything you can do in the world of terrorism over the last 40 years, and Osama bin Laden is really a newcomer to the theme by comparison. Do they work together? Do they have links? They've attended conferences together over the years, and most of the terrorist organizations over the world, while they may have petty differences between them, Hizballah, Hamas, Al-Qaeda, and Yasser Arafat's Fatah organization, have gotten together many times over the years and plotted strategies together. 02:21:57>>> INTERVIEWER: How does the situation in Israel relate to the war on terror? JOSEPH FARAH: The Unites States claims to be in a war on terrorism today internationally, sending armies all over the world from Afghanistan, Iraq, and so forth. Israel is really the front lines of that terror war. Israel has been engulfed in the terror war really since it began in 1948. It's intensified greatly in the last couple of years. What's interesting about the way that war on terror is waged by the United States and by Israel is that there seems to be different rules of engagement. The United States was attacked on Sept 11th, and has responded accordingly by going half way around the world to root out terrorism. And I think that's perfectly an appropriate thing to do. At the same time, much of the Western world look at Israel's response to terrorism, look at it askance. They look at as if they're over responding to a situation that's happening right in their own backyard. Israel's response to terrorism has been, in my opinion, overly measured. It has been a response that has been restrained, to say the least. If the United States was being attacked by terrorists from Mexico, I can assure you that we would do everything in our power to root out those terrorists by any means necessary and very, very quickly. On the other hand, we've held Israel to a different standard, and we've told them constantly that they've got to negotiate at all costs. 02:23:47>>> INTERVIEWER: Do you see any hope of peace? JOSEPH FARAH: I'm asked often if I see any hopes for peace, and the answer is that I'm actually very, very optimistic. And I think one of the reasons for my optimism is that in response to 9/11, the United States set out on a course in Afghanistan to destroy the Taliban, and to capture Al- Qaeda, and to change the regime there. And it happened very, very quickly. There were a lot of skeptics who said that that war would linger on for decades, that Afghanistan could never be conquered. All the opposition was actually very, very light, and we found that the population in Afghanistan was not hostile to liberation at all, they welcomed it. I think that we'll see the same kind of response in other countries, like Iraq, should the war proceed there. I think that the Arab population actually longs for liberation, longs for freedom. And this terror war actually may provide an opportunity for a big part of the Arab and Muslim world to experience that for the first time. 02:25:36>>> INTERVIEWER: What would have to happen in order for this conflict to be solved/resolved? JOSEPH FARAH: In 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini led the Iranian revolution, and it looked like the tide of Islamic fundamentalism was gonna' sweep through the entire Arab world, but yet what we found is that there's a strong resentment building to Mullah rule in Iran, which is the heart of this Islamic revolution. And there are many analysts who look at the situation and say that they have a tenuous grip on power, at best. And I believe that Iran is gonna' reject Islamic fundamentalism. I think they're gonna' move to a different kind of regime, hopefully one that's more freedom oriented. I think we'll see other parts of the Arab world move in that direction. You know, countries like Lebanon was once relatively free Arab country. It is only because of outside forces, Syrian occupation , domination by Iranian backed Hizballah, and so forth, that has taken them out of the free world and put them into the authoritarian camp. 02:27:36>>> INTERVIEWER: What do Westerners/ Americans misunderstand about this conflict? JOSEPH FARAH: I think the biggest myth for most Americans and Westerners regarding the Middle East conflict is that this a struggle between a powerful entity, known as Israel, and on the other side, oppressed people who are just struggling for statehood and human rights. 02:28:24>>> INTERVIEWER: How is this conflict misunderstood? JOSEPH FARAH: I think the biggest myth of the Middle East conflict for Westerners, particularly Americans, is this notion that Israel is this great big, powerful country, and, you know, has its foot on the neck of David, which is the Palestinians , the oppressed people. The truth is that Israel is the only free country in the Middle East, and I think the truth is that if we want freedom to flourish, freedom to spread throughout the Middle East, we need to keep that in mind at all times. And I think it's very important that for American policy makers and Western policy makers to keep that in mind. Do we want freedom to win? This very tenuous experiment with freedom in the Middle East, do we want it to succeed- it's only 50 years old. Or do we want to see authoritarianism, totalitarianism spread? If indeed we create a Palestinian state in the next few years under the rule of somebody like Yasser Arafat, we will be creating the 21st or 22nd police state in the region, and I for one don't know why we need another police state in the Middle East. 02:30:26>>> INTERVIEWER: Please sum up your controversial article (basically.) JOSEPH FARAH: Some of the big myths of the Middle East are the fact that there's never been a country known as Palestine in the history of the world. The Palestinians don't have a unique culture, a unique language, or any of the common denominators that we normally think about when we think about a people seeking statehood- 02:31:22>>>,I think one of the central myths of the Middle East is that this is a conflict that can be resolved by granting statehood to the Palestinians. That is a phony issue from the get-go. The truth is that there's never been a Palestinian state in the history of the world, why would creating a new state of Palestine, under the rule of, say, Yasser Arafat, bring about peace when Yasser Arafat is the man that we've known for 40 years has been a man of war? Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has any degree of freedom whatsoever. It's a country surrounded by police state, it's a country that- 02:33:55>>>,I'm actually very hopeful and optimistic about the situation in the Middle East., not because we're gonna' create a Palestinian state that's gonna solve this problem- that is not a solution, it's not part of the problem, and it's not part of the solution. The real solution, the real need in the Middle East is for freedom. In 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini swept into power in Iran and started this Islamic revolution. To a great extent, it has inspired Islamic fundamentalism throughout the region, throughout the whole world. And if the Arab people and the Muslim people are to experience freedom again, like they did in Lebanon, like they did -to a certain extent- in Iran before, they're gonna' have to set aside this Islamic fundamentalism. It's very close to happening in Iran today. There's a great rebellion going on; there are demonstrations in the streets everyday by people who are rejecting Mullah rule. 02:34:57>>>,I believe it's possible to see freedom in Iran, perhaps even likely, in the next year or two. I think it's also a possibility that the people of Lebanon, who also have a recent experience with freedom, I think they would love to reject the domination of Syria, which occupies them today. I f Syria could be chased out of Lebanon, either as part of this terror war or through some other means, I believe the people of Lebanon would gladly revert back to the kind of freedom that they knew before the civil war. So I think there's great potential, and when free people are living together, I think it was Jeanne Kirpatrick who said back in the 1980's when she was UN ambassador, that free societies don't tend to go to war with one another, usually wars are precipitated by totalitarian countries or authoritarian countries. That is what is at the root of the Middle East conflict. Long before there was a Palestinian issue to unite the Arab and Islamic war, many of these Arab and Islamic nations were fighting one another. They've fought one another recently; some of the bloodiest wars waged in the world have been waged there. The Iran - Iraq war killed over a million people. it had nothing to do with the Palestinian issue. So the answer is freedom- 02:36:56>>>,One of the reasons for the Arab antipathy toward Israel is because it is a modern, westernized civilization, society. It's true, it was true of Lebanon too- 02:37:21>>>, One of the reasons for the great resentment in the Arab and Muslim world toward Israel is because it's a westernized, modern country. Islamic fundamentalism is actually a throw back to 7th century Arab society. They reject modernism, they reject secularism, and they reject- frankly- everything that is not prescribed in the Koran. And this is why Israel is a constant thorn in its side in the Middle East. 02:38:06>>>,I think we're engaged in a great struggle for Western civilization today, just as we were engaged in a great struggle for Western civilization during the days of the Soviet Empire. There's a new threat on the horizon, and it's a threat of Islamic fundamentalism, which is at war, whether we like it or not, with everything western. And this is one of the reasons that Israel is the number one target in the Middle East for the Islamic revolution. [OFF CAMERA COMMENTS] ,[ROBIN STARTS TYPING HERE] 02:39:30>>> INTERVIEWER:,Do you feel, in your heart, that there is a silent majority of Palestinians today who would rather just, you know, go to college and go on vacation and have cars, and you know, big screen TV's, and all that stuff. And just, you know, want to coexist and just prosper, flourish and live normal lives. With a view that is seen as ____ is that they are all terrorists. JOSEPH FARAH:,Every time that I've traveled to the Middle East, or spent some time there, I've made a point of meeting and spending time with just regular folks. Whether they're Israelis, or Palestinians, or Syrians, or Lebanese. One of the things I found among the Arab-Palestinians, is that they very much want western things. They like the western style of life. They would like to experience more freedom. They would like to have it as part of their lives. I believe that if they were given - [OFF CAMERA COMMENTS] 02:40:32>>>,Throughout my time in the Middle East, as a journalist, I've always made it a point to spend time with average people, whether it's average Israelis, or average work-a-day Palestinians. I've always felt that the Palestinian-Arabs, and frankly, the Arabs in other parts of the world that I've met, really have a desire to live a better life. They have the desire to experience the kind of freedom we know in the west. And I believe that they were given the opportunity to do that. A great majority of them would adapt very, very quickly and easily. If they didn't have these external pressures on them, with - [OFF CAMERA COMMENTS] ,[CHANGING TAPES] 03:00:24>>>,All the time that I've spent in the Middle East, working as a journalist, I've always made it a point to spend time with average people, not just officials, government officials, that sort of thing. Whether it's average Israelis, or average Palestinian/Arabs. And my impression has always been that the Arab population, wherever it is; Syria, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Authority. These are people who really want a better way of life. They really want to experience freedom. They really want more material things that they've seen from the western style of life. And I think, if given the opportunity, they could deal with that. They could live as free people. They could be self governing entities. Without the external pressures that are placed upon them, by these police-state kinds of tactics. I think there is hope for peace, in the Middle East. But, you know, you can't have peace without freedom. 03:01:47>>> INTERVIEWER: So, which came first, the chicken or the egg? Is it the Israeli - is it Palestinian violence, or Israeli retaliation? And how do we stop this cycle keep escalating, and escalating. It's been a low-grade war for two years, now. And it just seems to be getting worse, and worse, and worse, with each passing day. JOSEPH FARAH: The way the conflict in the Middle East is portrayed in the daily news that we watch on television, or read in the newspapers, is terrorist attack, Israeli response, a cycle of violence - we hear about that all the time. The truth of the matter is, if you take a little bit longer view of things, Israeli has bent over backwards to give the so-called peace process a chance. They have gone out of their way, they have bent over backwards, they have done everything that's been asked of them, in accommodating Palestinian/Arab demands. And they've been rejected at every turn. During the negotiations between Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat, literally, Barak went so far as to give Arafat about 99% of what he was asking for. And it was totally rejected, offhand, by Arafat. Where do you begin negotiating after that? INTERVIEWER: Is Israel an apartide state? ,JOSEPH FARAH: [CHUCKLES] 03:02:58>>> , NTERVIEWER: As some people claim? JOSEPH FARAH: As a Arab-American, as a Christian, I can tell you that if I had to leave the United States, and practice my craft somewhere else, particularly if you told me had to be in the Middle East, there's only one country that I would live in and work in, and that would be Israel, because it's the only free society in the region. And it doesn't matter that I'm a Christian. It doesn't matter that I'm an Arab American. I would be accepted in Israeli society. I would have full voting rights - something unheard of in the Arab world for its citizens. ,So, to proclaim, as some do, that Israel is some kind of a police state, or apartheid state, is simply ridiculous. Arabs living in Israel, today, have more experience, more freedom, have more human rights than they do in any Arab country. And that is a fact. [OFF CAMERA COMMENTS] ,END OF INTERVIEW
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