06/06/07 The Six Day War with Tom Segev

This June marks the 40th anniversary of the Six Day War. Like anything else in history that has anything to do with Israel, this topic can still inflame passions, exacerbate tensions, cause arguments, etc.

To commemorate the anniversary of this important time in history, we’ll be joined by Tom Segev. He is an Israeli journalist and historian who just recently wrote a book on the Six Day War called 1967: Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East. Tom’s previous books challenged accepted views of Israeli history. In this book he works to provide a complete and holistic account of all of the social, historical, psychological, national, and international factors that led to the war.

Should be a great hour with, I’m sure, many passionate callers. Too shy for the phone? Leave your comments here!!!

-Jessica Phillips