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Life of Golda Meir

Title
Life of Golda Meir
Genre
News report; Speech; Tribute; Obituary
TX Date
Dec 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:10:59
Description
From Tel Aviv, IRN’s Peter Allen-Frost (who signs off as Alan Frost) presents a feature on the life and political career of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir following her death on 08/12/78. Meir describes moving to Palestine in 1921 and says the people of Israel cannot afford to be pessimistic. She also discusses her decisions made during events leading up to the Yom Kippur War and her reasons for not using a pre-emptive strike.
Contributors
Peter Allen-Frost; Golda Meir
Keywords
Deaths; Death; Israel; Politics; Jewish-Arab relations; Women; Jews; Prime ministers; Palestine; Politicians; Yom Kippur War (1973); Wars (events); Menachem Begin; Six Day War (1967); Zionism; Political doctrines; Golda Meir; Jewish emancipation

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