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House Proceeding 02-24-09 on Feb 24th, 2009 :: 0:36:30 to 0:40:15
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James Jordan

0:36:27 to 0:36:47( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: for this reason alone, i ask my colleagues to join me in supporting the house resolution 18, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio rise? mr. jordan: mr. speaker, i rise to speak in favor of h.r. 18. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. jordan: thank you, mr. speaker. it's my pleasure to stand here

James Jordan

0:36:30 to 0:40:15( Edit History Discussion )
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James Jordan

0:36:48 to 0:37:09( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: and recognize a fellow ohioan for his great years of service. the world lost one of its great actors, humanitarians last september when paul leonard newman lost his life to lung cancer last september. he was one of the most prominent figures in american arts for or 40 years.

James Jordan

0:37:10 to 0:37:31( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: paul newman was born on january 26, 1925, in shaker heights, ohio. his father owned a sporting goods store, but mr. newman was more interested in acting. after less than a year at ohio university in athens, he joined the navy and served three years during world war ii.

James Jordan

0:37:32 to 0:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: he attended kenyon college on a sports scholarship. mr. newman later studied drama at yale univsity and soon thereafter made hits first public debut in the broadway musical "picnic." he starred in a flop. although his first film was a

James Jordan

0:37:54 to 0:38:14( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: failure in his eyes, the 1956 "somebody up there likes me" made him a star and more hits followed. "the long hot summer," "the young hot philadelphiaans." all these stood the test of time. he was one of the few actors who made a transition from 1950 cinema to the new film era of

James Jordan

0:38:15 to 0:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: the 1960's and 1970's. he began with "the exodus," and many more. in 1968 he turned to directing earning enthusiastic reviews for his work on "rachel, rachel" starring his wife. he created the highest grossing films of their times, "butch

James Jordan

0:38:36 to 0:38:56( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: cassidy and the sundance kid" and "the sting", including many awards, including best picture for the latter ones. in the 1970's, he turned to racecar driving, an obsession he picked up middle life after being casted in the film "winning." his first professional victory was in 1982.

James Jordan

0:38:57 to 0:39:21( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: he was co-owner of the newman-haas indy racing team. he was still racing at the age of 80. in 1982 as a joke he decided to sell the salad dressing he created and bottled for his friends and family at christmas. it was known as newman own's products.

James Jordan

0:39:22 to 0:39:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: including popcorn and wine. his profits was donated to charity. it was -- it made hole in the wall gg camps, the 11 summer camps provide free recreation for gravely ill children.

James Jordan

0:39:46 to 0:40:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: and the scott newman center formed because of his son, who died in 1986. finally, 25 years after "the hussler" and 75 academy award nominations later, he won an oscar for his role in "the color of money."

James Jordan

0:40:08 to 0:40:16( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: 2007 saying he had lost his confidence and abilities. the world will mourn paul newman the actor, racecar iver, renowned philantropist

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