Posted by Brian
This is appalling. How many of you really expect that Amanpour will give Israel a fair shake in this? This is like having Josef Goebbels do a piece on the history of the Jewish people in Europe.
However, this might be a good exercise in identifying historical whitewashing by the left. Maybe we can count how many times she refers to Israeli's as "occupiers", or uses the term "apartheid".
Whatever the final product, it is doubtful that this piece will be anything resembling fair, and will simply be another hit-piece on Israel by one of the media's most despicable anti-Semites.
by WILLIAM BIGELOW 1 Dec 2012
In an affront to religious Jews and religious Christians everywhere, ABC News has chosen vehemently anti-Israel and anti-Christian journalist Christiane Amanpour to host a two-part primetime special about the history of the land of Israel that will air December 21 and 28. According to ABC, “Back to the Beginning” will feature Amanpour, who will “explore the powerful stories from Genesis to the Birth of Jesus.” Claiming she will use “the Old Testament as a guidebook,” ABC intones that the show will “peel back the layers of history and faith that has inspired billions.”
To have a woman who has trashed both the Jews of Israel and the Christians of the West – while simultaneously covering for Islamic terrorists – give her perspective on the Holy Land is insulting and offensive. As reported here, Amanpour trashed Christians in a series she created called God's Warriors: