• The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013)

The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers

Release Date: October 18th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Yehuda Avner, aide, note-taker and speechwriter for five prime ministers, reveals new details on the Six-Day War, the development of Israel's relationship with the United States, the fight against terrorism and the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War.

Director: Richard Trank

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    The documentary is dressed to the nines in pomp and patriotism, which seems meant to hide the fact that the film offers very little in the way of valuable reporting or insider information. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Not much room for controversy here, and certainly none for counterargument, this is prime-time TV history rendered as a soothing, Papa Bear bedtime story. show more

  • 40
    Kerry LengelArizona Republic

    Among the many historical documentaries on Israel there are to choose from, this one is tantamount to two hours of footnotes. show more

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