History Detectives

Kahlil Gibran Painting

Clip: Season 6 Episode 9 | 16m 28s

A contributor from KS has an unsigned portrait of his grandfather, Najib Musa Diab. Did the Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran paint it? Host Tukufu Zuberi heads to Georgia and New York to find out. Along the way, the investigation reveals the challenges Arab immigrants faced when balancing their American identities with loyalties to their native lands as World War I changed the Middle East.

Aired: 09/07/08

Rating: TV-G

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