News in Review Yasser Arafat: Death of an Icon

News in Review Yasser Arafat: Death of an Icon

In the early hours of November 11, 2004, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died in a Paris hospital. For almost 40 years he had been the most visible symbol of the Palestinian people's struggle to have their own state. His death sent shockwaves across the Middle East and around the world. News in Review looks at the life and times of Yasser Arafat. We'll show you how Palestinians reacted to his death, how they honoured his memory, and how they prepared to carry on without him.

  • 2004
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004
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December 2004
Arafat, Yasir, 1929-2004 [LCSH] Palestinian Arabs -- History [LCSH] Palestinian Arabs -- Politics and government [LCSH] Arab-Israeli conflict [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist), Don Murray (Journalist)
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