This 1979 United Nations video shared by C-SPAN provides a brief history of Palestine and the creation of the Israeli state. The film discusses the impacts of the British Mandate of Palestine, the Balfour Declaration, the UN partition and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. It features perspectives on the creation of a “Jewish” state in a land where most of the population was not Jewish.
Video link: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4696716/historical-background-creation-israel
Video title: The Historical Background of the Creation of Israel
Created by: C-SPAN / United Nations
Video length: 00:05:14
Date: June 24, 2017