Pre-State Israel: Robert Kennedy's Reports from Palestine
Pre-State Israel: Table of Contents|British Mandate|Partition Plan
In April 1948, one month before Israel declared independence, Robert Kennedy traveled to Palestine to report for the Boston Post on the conflict prior to the British deaparture. His dispatches were published in June 1948.
- British Hated by Both Sides: Struck by Antipathy Shown by ‘Arabs and Jews’ (June 3)
- Jews Have Fine Fighting Force: Undying Spirit, Unparalleled Courage (June 4)
- British Position Hit in Palestine: Seek to Crush Jewish Cause Because They Not in Accord (June 5)
- Communism Not to Get a Foothold: Jews Guard against Red Agents in Guise of Refugees (June 6)