President Carter and his wife welcome Israeli Prime Minister Begin and his wife during the latter's visit to Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1977, July 19 Duration:6 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin in Washington DC, United States. The U.S. flag on the White House. A large crowd gathered outside the White House. A woman among the crowd taking pictures. U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife walking through a group of people. U.S. President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter greet Prime Minister Begin and his wife. Prime Minister Begin shakes hands with other officials. Other officials standing behind them. The flags of the U.S. and Israel. An U.S. military honor guard marches. U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks into microphones at a podium. Prime Minister Begin standing beside him. The wives of the President and the Prime Minister standing behind them. A large crowd in the background on the White House lawn. President Jimmy Carter welcomes the Prime Minister of Israel and his wife, in Washington as part of middle east peace talks. The President says that he has been encouraged by Prime Minister Begin's statement that this year might be a year of efforts that would bring permanent peace and security to the Middle East. He says that they share a common goal of finding peace and this binds the two nations together. The President says that they are honored with their presence and welcome them as their guests. The crowd applauds. Prime Minister Begin speaks into the microphones. He thanks the President. Prime Minister Begin says that they yearn for peace and shall do all things possible to bring real peace to them and their neighbors. The Prime Minister says that he sees President Carter not only as a citizen of a mighty country but also as the defender of the free world. He thanks the U.S. President at the end of his speech. The men shake hands. View of the crowd applauding. President Carter waves to the crowd.
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