MUST WATCH: Straight Talking Golda Meir

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Yesterday was the 47th anniversary of Golda Meir becoming Israeli Prime Minister after Levi Eshkol’s sudden death in February 1969.

Here is an interview with her from 1970. Watching this, I can’t help thinking

  • What a woman
  • What a leader
  • I forgot she had such an “American” accent
  • The more things change, the more they stay the same

The whole thing is fascinating as Golda navigates through a hostile interview. There are many highlights but pay special attention at around 18:05, when the hostile interviewer admits something. As well as what Golda says from 19:00 about palestinians.

Scrap that. The ENTIRE thing is incredible.

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, Aussie Dave is founder and managing editor of Israellycool, one of the world's most popular pro-Israel blogs (and the one you are currently reading) He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and girlie drinks

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