The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 October, 1948: President Chaim Weizmann Speaks at a Meeting of the Provisional State Council

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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
Language: Silent
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President Chaim Weizmann arrives for the meeting of the Provisional State Council in Tel Aviv and addresses members of the council, including the Provisional Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, Council Chairman Yosef Sprinzak, Yitzhak-Meir Levin, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi and others. President Weizmann currently serves as President of the Provisional State Council, and will later be elected as the first President of the State of Israel. A large crowd gathers outside the building to watch the members of the Provisional Council arrive at the historic session in which Weizmann will make a a speech.

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