Interview with Sāmī al-ʻAlamī

Biography: He worked as a banker, businessman and university professor in Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: al-ʻAlamī, Sāmī
Place of Origin: Jerusalem
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:23:23
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2004-08-25
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Sharīf, Saʻd (Trader); al-Ḥāj Muḥammad, ʻAbd al-Raḥīm (Revolutionary leader).
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Sayyid Hāshim (Mosque).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
American University of Beirut (University); Madrasat al-Maʻārif (School); Iraqi Petroleum Company (Corporation); al-Bank al-ʻArabī (Bank).
Table of Contents: Father's trade and memories. (@ 00:00:12)
Childhood and schooling in Gaza. (@ 00:13:6)
British harassment during the Arab revolt, 1936-1939. (@ 00:24:13)
Education at the American University of Beirut. (@ 00:45:35)
Expulsion from Palestine. (@ 01:01:42)

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