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17/03/1969 Golda Meir becomes Prime Minister of Israel

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WATCH: 48 years ago today, Golda Meir became Prime Minister of Israel.

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Israel | Golda Meir interview | Prime Minister interview

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Golda Meir Becomes Israeli Prime Minister - 1969 | Today In History | 17 Mar 17

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Golda Meir: Israel's First (And Only) Female Prime Minister

Golda Meir was the 4th Prime Minister of Israel and Israel's 1st woman to hold that office. She was elected Prime Minister after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. She resigned as Prime Minister 5 years later, the year following the Yom Kippur War.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Return to Milwaukee, Zionist activism, and teaching 

    • Immigration to Mandatory Palestine 

    • Histadrut activities 

    • Prestate political role 

    • Minister Plenipotentiary to Moscow 

    • Labor minister 

    • Foreign minister 

    • Premiership 

    • Munich Olympics 

    • Dispute with Austria 

    • Yom Kippur War 

    • Resignation 

    • Death 

    • Portrayals in film and theater 

    • Commemoration 

    • Cultural references 

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