The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 May, 1951: Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion Grants the Israeli Flag to the City of Philadelphia

1951
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion visits the city of Philadelphia, where he is shown the crack in the Liberty Bell at the Independence Hall. Prime Minister Ben-Gurion grants the Israeli flag to the city of Philadelphia, alongside his wife Paula Ben-Gurion. PM Ben-Gurion is greeted by the President of University of Pennsylvania, Harold Stassen, the former Governor of Minnesota and an American politician. A large crowd gathers to witness the ceremony.

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