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Movies, Documentaries and Museum Exhibits
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SOURCE: KIRO TV News (9-20-06)
Regarded by many as one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the 20th century, these scrolls predate Christianity. Until their discovery, the oldest Hebrew biblical manuscript known to scholars was written in 895 C.E.* The biblical Dead Sea scrolls are more than 1,000 years older, having been transcribed or copied between 250 B.C.E. and 68 C.E., written in Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.
This 12,000-square-foot exhibition was developed by Pacific Science Center in cooperation with Discovery Place in Charlotte, N.C. and is presented in association with the Israel Antiquities Authority and The Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation. With artifacts, displays and interactive exhibits, Discovering the Dead Sea Scrolls takes...
SOURCE: Youtube (9-20-06)
SOURCE: NYT (9-19-06)
They were, in fact, on a global mission: to tell the world about the horrors of South African apartheid, spreading the message of the African National Congress, advocating sanctions and boycotts. It was 1960, just two years before the A.N.C.’s charismatic activist Nelson Mandela was arrested. He remained in prison until 1990.
SOURCE: NYT (9-18-06)