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MP2002-477 Former President Truman Discusses the Challenges of Establishing Israel in Palestine

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In this Screen Gems outtake with intermittent sound, former president Harry S. Truman discusses the challenges that came of establishing Israel in territory claimed by Palestinians. He stands before a map of the Middle East and says, in part, "you can't move five or six million people out of a country and fill it up with five or six million more and expect both sets of them to be pleased."

This item is from the Screen Gems Collection. The Screen Gems Collection consists of outtakes created during the production of the film series, "Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman" which aired on television in 1964 and 1965. This item is in the public domain. Please credit: Screen Gems Collection, Harry S. Truman Library.

This film is part of the Motion Picture series at the Truman Library. Please see this link for the National Archives Catalog record: