• Short Summary

    THE ISRAELIS SAY THEY HAVE TRIED TO RESTORE EVERY-DAY LIFE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE IN AREAS TAKEN FROM THE ARABS IN THE JUNE WAR.

  • Description

    THE ISRAELIS SAY THEY HAVE TRIED TO RESTORE EVERY-DAY LIFE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE IN AREAS TAKEN FROM THE ARABS IN THE JUNE WAR. THIS FILM SHOWS THE TYPICAL WORK OF ONE OF THE ISRAELI MILITARY GOVERNORS. HE IS AN UN-NAMED ARMY COLONEL WHO ADMINISTERS THE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM IN JORDAN.

    THE ISRAELIS SAY THAT IN BETHLEHEM, FACTORIES, HOSPITALS AND SCHOOLS ARE RUNNING SMOOTHLY. THEY SAY THAT JORDANIAN OFFICIALS ARE WORKING IN CLOSE CO-OPERATION WITH THE GOVERNOR AND HIS AIDES.

    THE GOVERNOR USUALLY HAS TWO DAILY MEETINGS WITH JORDANIAN OFFICIALS. THE FIRST IS WITH THE MAYOR OF BETHLEHEM, MR. ELIAS EL-BANDAK. THEY WILL DISCUSS THE DAY TO DAY RUNNING OF THE TOWN AND ANY PROBLEMS THAT HAVE ARISEN. THE MEETING SHOWN IN THIS FILM WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY OFFICERS WHO ARE IN CHARGE OF BETHLEHEM'S PREPARATIONS FOR THE CHRISTMAS SEASON.

    ANOTHER DAILY MEETING IS HELD BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR, THE BETHLEHEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND GOVERNMENT TRADE AND INDUSTRY OFFICIALS.

    THE ISRAELI ADMINISTRATORS TRY TO KEEP IN CLOSE TOUCH. THE LOCAL HOSPITALS ARE VISITED BY AN ISRAELI MEDICAL LIASON OFFICER WHO ARRANGES SUPPLIES AND DISCUSSES HOSPITAL PROBLEMS. A TRADE AND INDUSTRY LIASON OFFICER TALKING TO THE PROPRIETOR OF THE TOWN'S LARGEST MOTHER-OF-PEARL RELIGIOUS GIFTS CENTRE. THIS FACTORY'S PRODUCTS WILL BE SENT TO EUROPE, AMERICA ADN AUSTRALIA.

    THE ISRAELI ADMINISTRATION IS MAINTAINING A LARGE SCALE PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMME. ROADS ARE ONE OF THE CHIEF TARGETS, INCLUDING THE WIDENING OF THE JERUSALEM-BETHLEHEM HIGHWAY OR THE ANTICIPATED CHRISTMAS PILGRIM TRAFFIC. THE MILITARY GOVERNOR IS SEEN VISITING ONE ROAD SITE AND TALKING TO THE ARAB WORKMEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8IPT1484U2QIYSZD2I9H0QN6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IPT1484U2QIYSZD2I9H0QN6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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