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House Proceeding 03-02-10 on Mar 2nd, 2010 :: 1:10:00 to 1:12:30
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David Wu

1:09:57 to 1:10:19( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: the country, the best one being at west point. i thank my colleague for giving me the time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from georgia. mr. marshall: madam speaker, i appreciate the words of mr. shimkus. i appreciate his service. i hope everybody takes those words to heart and i would like

David Wu

1:10:00 to 1:12:30( Edit History Discussion )
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David Wu

1:10:20 to 1:10:42( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: to yield three minutes to mr. wu from oregon. mr. wu. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. wu: thank you, madam speaker. i thank mr. marshall for recognizing me for this period of time. i want to recognize mr. hall for his leadership in bringing this resolution to the floor

David Wu

1:10:43 to 1:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: and for his service to the congressional district which includes west point and mr. jones on the republican side who has been a good friend and colleague. i have always taken pride in sending good young people to the service academies, including west point, and now i can say that for those who are

David Wu

1:11:04 to 1:11:24( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: going to west point that "forbes" has selected your institution as the finest college in america in 2009. i do believe, though, that these young people who g to our service academies are there not only to get a great education, they are there for service and the highest kind of

David Wu

1:11:25 to 1:11:47( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: public service because it puts them at great personal risk. my first recollection of visiting west point was at the age of 8. at that point, i was an immigrant child, i'm not sure i

David Wu

1:11:48 to 1:12:09( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: knew english completely, but i could read well enough to read the stone, that not too large stone there that has a very large phrase on it. duty, honor, country. the words that the united states military has lived by

David Wu

1:12:10 to 1:12:30( Edit History Discussion )

David Wu: under civilian leadership for over 200 years. i want to honor that long gray line i saw in 1962, and i just also wonder whether those academy graduates from the class of 1963 or 1964, whether

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