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Ben-gurion Takes Oath in Knesset As Premier; Suffers from Laryngitis

December 23, 1959
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Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, hoarse with laryngitis, attended the Knesset session today and took the oath of office as Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

After presentation of his new five-party Cabinet to President Ben-Zvi tomorrow, the Prime Minister was scheduled to leave for a vacation at a hot springs spa.

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