How 67 Words Have Divided the Middle East for the Last 100 Years

Nov 2, 2017

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which led to the establishment of Israel and the Palestinian territories. The letter was sent on behalf of the British government to a Jewish community leader, expressing the government's support of a Jewish home state, and a century later, its 67 words have just as much impact.

Edwin Black is a investigative journalist and author and the son of Polish Jews who survived the Holocaust. He returns to Southwest Florida for a talk at Ave Maria School of Law tomorrow afternoon and joins Gulf Coast Live today to explore the historical underpinnings of the declaration.