Tuesday, March 17, 2015

March 17, 1969: Golda Meir Becomes Israeli Prime Minister

March 17, 1969: Golda Meir Becomes Israeli Prime Minister

In the Israeli election held forty-six years ago today, a new prime minister was chosen who possessed what The Nation’s Dan Wakefield described as “a proven ability at saying ‘no’ to great-power governments.”

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March 16, 1968: The My Lai Massacre in Vietnam

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March 15, 1965: Lyndon Johnson's 'We Shall Overcome' Speech

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March 14, 1879: Albert Einstein Is Born

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