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Thomas Edward Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia: Battle for Arab World

Lawrence of Arabia: The Battle for the Arab World

2003 NR

This engrossing investigative documentary produced by PBS digs deep into the life of the controversial Thomas Edward Lawrence, known in many circles as a British spy during the Arab Revolt of the early 1900s. Dubbed "Lawrence of Arabia," he was renowned for his undercover deal-making and espionage work that helped shaped the Arab region into its present incarnation.The program presents a fascinating portrait through interviews and reenactments.