• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: Israel's Prime Minister, Mr.Begin, is expected to be out of hospital in a fortnight after breaking his thigh in an accident at his home in Jerusalem on Thursday (26 November).He is expected to hold a cabinet meeting in his hospital room on Sunday (29 November), which will almost certainly reject terms set by four European countries on their participation in a Sinai peacekeeping force.Mr.Begin was taken to the Hadassah University Hospital for treatment.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Ambulance and crowd outside hospital (2 shots)
    0.06

    2.
    CU Dr. Pinhas giving statement
    1.21


    SPEECH (TRANSCRIPT)



    SEQ. 2: DR. PINHAS: "Mr. Begin the head of the state of Israel was brought to the hospital after he had slipped at home. As a result of the fall he had broken the neck of his left femur. He's being operated on now. His condition is very good. He's in a cheerful mood. We hope to have finished the procedure in about half an hour and to have him here for further studies and an initial recuperation period. We hope he will be fully back at work in a couple of weeks. We all wish him well." (Reporter's questions muffled). What sort of operation did he undergo? DOCTOR PINHAS CONTINUING. "The classical procedure for a broken neck of the femur. It involves a nailing process."



    REPORTER: "Will he have to wear a cast?"



    DOCTOR: "No."



    REPORTER: "How long will he be in hospital?"



    DOCTOR: "I don't know. A matter of two weeks."





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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: INTRODUCTION: Israel's Prime Minister, Mr.Begin, is expected to be out of hospital in a fortnight after breaking his thigh in an accident at his home in Jerusalem on Thursday (26 November).He is expected to hold a cabinet meeting in his hospital room on Sunday (29 November), which will almost certainly reject terms set by four European countries on their participation in a Sinai peacekeeping force.Mr.Begin was taken to the Hadassah University Hospital for treatment.

    SYNOPSIS: Outside the hospital, a hospital spokesman Doctor Shmuel Pinhas, explained to reporters what had happened.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE0D2B25V1DYVG6ZZKZVD3BO67
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0D2B25V1DYVG6ZZKZVD3BO67
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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