PM Begin at a Briefing at Blair House, Washington

Begin discussed the obstacles in the peace process, as well as the autonomy proposal, at a press conference at Blair House, Washington. He then spoke about the security situation in Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip, citing the Coastal Road massacre two weeks prior to the briefing and the Yom Kippur War as examples. He later addressed the Operation Litani’s casualties in Lebanon, the implementation of Resolution 242, and his resignation from the cabinet in 1970.

America as an Ally – Meet the Press

Prime Minister Begin answers questions from members of the American press on “NBC” about the implications of a possible deal to sell AWACS planes to Saudi Arabia, Israeli obligations to America as their ally in the face of retaliating against PLO attacks from southern Lebanon, and the possibility of a national unity government headed by Herut.

Begin Speaks at Israel Bonds Gala

Prime Minister Begin addresses the Israel Bonds gala and discusses the recent success in defeating the PLO in southern Lebanon. He mentions the great lengths Israel went to avoid inflicting civilian casualties on the Lebanese population, as well as the technological superiority of Israel’s air and ground forces over the Syrian opposition.

Conflict in Lebanon

A Norwegian documentary on the conflict in Lebanon. Prime Minister Begin is interviewed and discusses the national origins of PLO fighters, their goals and tactics, and what Israel has done to avoid inflicting civilian casualties. The same and additional parts of the documentary are found in document “Conflict in Lebanon 2”.

Conflict in Lebanon 2

A Norwegian documentary on the conflict in Lebanon. Prime Minister Begin is interviewed and discusses the national origins of PLO fighters, as well as the historical significance of cooperating with the Lebanese government. The same and additional parts of the documentary are found in document “Conflict in Lebanon”.