Once Mr.Eshkol had asked the House for a vote of confidence for the Government presented,?
Various shots of Mr. Begin opening the debate and Ben Gurion leaving the House
Inside entrance: Arrival Aba Even, Deputy PM)
" " " Moshe Dayan) Use together with
" " " Levy Eshkol) Ext. shots of day
" " " Mr. & Mrs. Ben Gurion) before yesterday!
Inside House: Mr. Argov speaking, in bg. Ben Gurion
Various shots of Eshkol replying
Various shots of MPs voting the Government in. 2 Arabs voted "Yes".
Mr. Dayan, Mrs. Meir, Aba Even, and Aranne sworn in and signing undertaking to abide by the laws of the House
Mr. Ben Gurion in his seat, on his left Shimon Peres
Various shots at the Presidents:- President greeting some Ministers,
PAN over Ministers to President & Eshkol, Various shots President,
Eshkol, President lifting his glass, Dayan & Sapir drinking.
Seated from l.-r.: Moshe Dayan, Sapir, Wahrhaftig, Almogi, Sasson,
Shitreet, Aranne, Joseph, Aba Even, Burg, Allon, Golda Meir, Shapiro,
President Shazar, Levi Eshkol, (Mr. Bar Yehuda was absent, still sick)
Lady on the left next to Dayan is Yael Uza'i, Secretary to the Government.
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Background: Once Mr.Eshkol had asked the House for a vote of confidence for the Government presented, the floor was open for the debate.First to speak was Opposition leader Begin and last to speak was Meir Argov of the Mapai party.Whilst Mr.Begin mainly attacked Mapai for its Germany policy, Mr.Sh.Peres yesterday presented most adequately Israel's security picture and defended his attitude towards Germany.Mr.Argov defended Mapai's policy in most other fields and appealed mainly to Mapam (Labour left) to leave polemics and join the Government.Next Mr.Eshkol replied for the Government to be and then the Speaker called for the vote, in which the Government was voted in by a 63:43 vote.After that the President received the new Government and wished them success when he and the new ministers raised their glasses for a toast.