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House Proceeding on Feb 12th, 2007 :: 1:35:02 to 1:38:41
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Howard L. Berman

1:35:02 to 1:35:16( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: of the chair, 2/3 of those present having voted in the affirmative -- mr. berman: mr. speaker, on that i request the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. those

Howard L. Berman

1:35:02 to 1:38:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard L. Berman

Howard L. Berman

1:35:16 to 1:35:32( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: favoring a vote by the yeas and nays will rise. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeaps are ordered. -- the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 further proceedings

Howard L. Berman

1:35:32 to 1:35:43( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: on this question are postponed. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: thank you, mr. speaker. thank you for your skills in presiding. the last bill i bring up is a motion to suspend

Howard L. Berman

1:35:43 to 1:35:59( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: the rules and pass house resolution 109. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 109, resolution recognizing the historical significance

Howard L. Berman

1:35:59 to 1:36:10( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: of the pinedale assembly center the reporting site for 4,823 japanese americans who were unjustly swerned during world war ii. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman

Howard L. Berman

1:36:10 to 1:36:20( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: from california, mr. berman, and the gentleman from california, mr. issa, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. berman. mr. berman: thank you,

Howard L. Berman

1:36:20 to 1:36:31( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i yield

Howard L. Berman

1:36:31 to 1:36:47( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i rise in support of house resolution 109. we've been discussing in the previous

Howard L. Berman

1:36:47 to 1:37:01( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: resolution executive order 9066. when president roosevelt signed that order, approximately 120,000 japanese americans were forced into internment camps, leading to the loss of their lively hoods,

Howard L. Berman

1:37:01 to 1:37:16( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: homes and jobs. this action taken by our government was the largest relocation of americans in our history. before being deported to permanent camps in desolate areas and behind barbed wires,

Howard L. Berman

1:37:16 to 1:37:28( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: thousands of japanese americans were temporarily held at assembly centers. close to 5,000 japanese americans reported to the pinedale assembly center in fresno, california. the committee will establish

Howard L. Berman

1:37:28 to 1:37:43( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: a memorial at that site marking the tream that occurred there, the groundbreaking ceremony for the memorial will take place in just a few days, on february 19, 2007. 65 years after the

Howard L. Berman

1:37:43 to 1:37:59( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: signing of executive order 9066. and a day the japanese american community most appropriately recognizes as the national day of remembrance. h.r. 109 recognizes the historical significance

Howard L. Berman

1:37:59 to 1:38:13( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: of the site. the site is a symbol of the injustices suffered by japanese americans during world war ii and a reminder of how fragile our civil liberties are in the face of fear, prejudice

Howard L. Berman

1:38:13 to 1:38:23( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: and paranoia. i want to recommend representative costa of california for introducing this resolution and with that, mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Howard L. Berman

1:38:23 to 1:38:41( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. issa: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise in support of h.r. rezz 109, recognizing the historical significance of the pinedale assembly center the

Darrell E. Issa

1:38:41 to 1:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: reporting site for 4,823 americans of japanese ancestry, who were unjustly interned during world war ii. the pinedale assembly center is located eight miles north of down town fresno, california,

Darrell E. Issa

1:38:41 to 1:40:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

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