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House Proceeding 02-24-09 on Feb 24th, 2009 :: 0:33:50 to 0:36:25
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:33 to 0:33:53( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, andhe gentleman from ohio, mr. jordan, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. and i now yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, i also ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:50 to 0:36:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:54 to 0:34:14( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch: mr. speaker, on behalf of the house committee on government oversight and fwoft reform i'm pleased to stand in support of house resolution 18, which expresses admiration and honor for the life, achievement and contributions of screen legend and philantropist, paul newman, who lost his battle against cancer last september.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:34:15 to 0:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. speaker, paul newman was born in cleveland, ohio, to parents author and teresa newman, during the tumultuous economic times of the 1920's. mr. newman's first love during high school was football rather than acting or theater. graduation, the legendary newman would eventually enlist

Stephen F. Lynch

0:34:36 to 0:34:56( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in the united states navy air corps and spent a portion of his time as a radio operator in the pacific during world war ii. upon conclusion of his military service, mr. newman resumed his collegiate pursuits, attending kenyon college of ohio where he would major in theater, thereby, fostering his love of acting and the arts.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:34:57 to 0:35:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in addition to his undergraduate study, he studied at the yale school of drama be ambition on new york's famed broadway scene. and the rest, as they say, is history. from his 1953 broadway debut and the pulitzer prize winning

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:18 to 0:35:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: comedy "picnic" as well as "cat on a hot tin roof," "butch cassidy and the sundance kid" and "the verdict," mr. newman crossed generations and touch lives of millions of generations over nearly a half century. in addition to his acting career, mr. newman is well-known for his love of nascar racing and for his

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:42 to 0:36:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: extraordinary fill an tropical effort. -- philanthopical efforts. he donated millions of dollars to charities and worthy causes around the world, including hole in the wall camp, which he and his wife made a safe haven for children facing

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:03 to 0:36:23( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: life-threatening illnesses. mr. speaker, there's no doubt that paul newman's legacies, talents and contributions to our country's cultural and social fabric will long be remembered. nevertheless, house resolution 18, as introduced by representative cohen of tennessee, allows our chamber to also express our gratitude

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:24 to 0:36:26( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and commemoration for the life of paul newman.

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