Letters from Baghdad

The Cairo Conference with Churchill, Bell and T.E. Lawrence

Winston Churchill, Gertrude Bell, T.E. Lawrence, and others meet at the Cairo Conference in 1921 to determine the fate of the Arab government in Mesopotamia and British relations.

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    "Letters from Baghdad" is the story of a true original, Gertrude Bell, sometimes called the female “Lawrence of Arabia.” More influential and famous in her day than her colleague Lawrence, Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I and established the Iraq Museum, infamously ransacked in 2003.

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