Wednesday, May 3, 2017

"As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing."


She was born in Ukraine this day in 1898; grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; moved to Palestine in 1921; raised $50,000,000 from Americans to launch the State of Israel in 1948; signed its declaration of independence, went to Moscow as ambassador on the first Israeli passport; spent 25 years in Parliament; served as Labor and Foreign Minister; became the nation’s only woman prime minister; fought and won a war and earned the moniker “Iron Lady” before Margaret Thatcher; and died at 80.

That was Golda Meir, and Henry Bemis Books remembers her with a first-rate first edition of her memoirs:

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Meir, Golda, My Life (G.P. Putnam’s, 1st American ed., 1975). ISBN 399-11669-9. The autobiography of the first woman prime minister of Israel, one of the most charismatic figures of her day. Hardcover, price clipped dust jacket mylar cover, octavo, 480 pp., fine condition. HBB price: $75 obo.

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