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  • Sale of U.S. Phantoms Deferred As Johnson, Eshkol Review Issue of Arms to Israel

    A joint United States-Israel communique issued here late this afternoon by the Texas White House, following two days of talks between President Johnson and Israel’s Premier Levi Eshkol, said today that “the President agrees to keep Israel’s military defense capability under active and sympathetic examination and review, in the light of all relevant factors, including… More ▸

  • Johnson, Eshkol Pledge “shalom” to Each Other As Premier Arrives for Texas Talks

    President Johnson and Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol mutually pledged “Shalom,” peace, to each other’s countries and to the rest of the world, as Mr. Eshkol arrived here today for 22 hours of private conversations with the American leader at the latter’s ranch, near here. As many hundreds of persons–Jews and non-Jews–cheered loudly as they… More ▸

  • Robbery Suspect Foiled, Shot in Incident on Floor Below Eshkol Hotel Suite

    A robbery suspect and a security guard wounded each other in a gun and knife duel in a 13th floor suite of Manhattan’s posh Plaza Hotel, just one floor below the suite occupied by Israeli Prime Minister and Mrs. Eshkol, late yesterday afternoon. The guard, Aaron Greenberg, was stabbed just below the heart. The suspect,… More ▸

  • Canada Sets Program for Greeting Eshkol; to See Pearson Next Monday

    Prime Minister John Robarts of Ontario and Mayor William Dennison of Toronto will personally greet Israel Prime Minister Levi Eshkol when he arrives here with his entourage next Friday, Jan. 12, on a state visit to Canada. Mr. Eshkol is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, of Canada, on Monday, Jan. 15,… More ▸

  • Eshkol Arrives in N.Y. Today En Route for Meeting with President Johnson

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol of Israel is scheduled to arrive here tomorrow afternoon for a visit during which he will spend two days conferring with President Johnson in Texas and also meet many of the top Jewish leaders in the United States. Accompanied by Mrs. Eshkol, the Premier is to land from an El Al… More ▸

  • Britain Confirms Eshkol Will Visit London to Confer with Wilson and Brown

    Circles close to the British Government confirmed today previous reports that Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol will visit London, and will confer here with Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Foreign Secretary George Brown. As far as Britain is concerned, it was said, no definite agenda for the Anglo-Israeli meeting has been set, and either side… More ▸

  • Rusk Expected to Join Johnson-eshkol Talks; Defense Officials Reported Also Invited

    Secretary of State Dean Rusk is expected to participate in the talks between President Johnson and Israel Prime Minister Levi Eshkol to be held at the LBJ Ranch in Texas next Sunday and Monday, Official sources indicated here today. Another participant will be Lucius D. Battle, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. Officials… More ▸

  • London Plays It Cool on Possible Eshkol Visit After Parley with Lbj

    A British Foreign Office spokesman, commenting on reports that Prime Minister Levi Eshkol would visit London for talks with Prime Minister Harold Wilson after his visit to the United States this month, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today that the Foreign Office had no information that Mr. Eshkol would stop over in London. The spokesman… More ▸