• Short Summary

    The seventh Knesset opened its winter-term this afternoon at 16.00hrs with a festive session to mark the 85th birthday of David Ben Gurion, former Premier and Defence Minister, the architect of Israel's statehood.

  • Description

    The seventh Knesset opened its winter-term this afternoon at 16.00hrs with a festive session to mark the 85th birthday of David Ben Gurion, former Premier and Defence Minister, the architect of Israel's statehood. Speakers on this occasion were Knesset Speaker Reuven Barkatt, Premier Golda Meir and Mr. Ben Gurion himself. President Shazar held a reception at the Knesset after the session of the House.

    Whilst speaker Barkatt and Mrs. Meir spoke about Ben Gurion the man, BG himself spoke about the history of the Jewish people and its rights to the land from the days of the bible to present day and he duties of this people in the family of nations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC2TEKTZXVLEC6XHD6OPZ40ZL9
    Media URN:
    VLVAC2TEKTZXVLEC6XHD6OPZ40ZL9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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