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Phoenician or Arab, Lebanese or Syrian: Who were the early immigrants to America?

“As these immigrants traveled across the Mediterranean and Atlantic to “Amirka” they were required to have an ethnic/national identity if they were to gain entry to the place that they hoped would make them a handsome sum of money and afford them new opportunities.”

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archives 2015 history

Video: Beirut in the 20s

A 1920s French video shows Beirut under the French Mandate.

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Video: What an 1980 AUB Student had to say about Lebanon

Nadia Tueni meets a student, Haitham Haddad, from the American University of Beirut (AUB) who talks to her about his love for music and his hatred of war.

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Video: Woman Dancing in Beirut (1980)

Beautiful video of a Lebanese woman dancing to the tune of a Oud in 1980

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archives 2014 history

What do AUB students think of the Civil War?

“As part of their Civil War Memorial Week, A Rupture Of Amnesia, AUB’s Secular Club went around campus to ask students about the civil war.”