The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013)
The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers, is the 13th release by Moriah Films, the Academy Award winning documentary filmmaking division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Based on the best selling book by Ambassador Yehuda Avner. The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers, takes the audience inside the offices of Israelâ€™s Prime Ministers, through the eyes of an insider, Yehuda Avner, who served as a chief aide, English language note-taker and speechwriter to Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Menachem Begin, and Shimon Peres. Behind the scene stories are brought to life involving Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter. Personalities ranging from Henry Kissinger, Margaret Thatcher and Moshe Dayan to Harry Truman, Anwar Sadat, and Princess Diana appear in The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers. read more The first of two parts, the documentary focuses on Ambassador Avnerâ€™s years working with Prime Ministers Levi Eshkol and Golda Meir and then US Ambassador Yitzhak Rabin and reveals new details about the 6 Day War, the development of Israelâ€™s close strategic relationship with the United States, the fight against terrorism, the Yom Kippur War and its aftermath.