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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:21:05 to 0:23:55
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:21:03 to 0:21:24( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the clerk: resolution recognizing beverly eckert's ser particularly to the survivors and family the september 11, 2001, attacks. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pascrell, and the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pascrell: i ask unanimous

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:21:05 to 0:23:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:21:25 to 0:21:45( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: consent that all mbers have five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. pascrell: thank you. i rise in support of this resolution and yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:21:46 to 0:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: gentleman is recognized. mr. pascrell: thank you. i rise in support of h.r. 201, which recognizes beverly eckert's service to the united states of america, particularly the survivors and filies of the attack on 2001.

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:22:07 to 0:22:28( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: ms. eckert was the widow of mr. shaun rooney, who was killed in the world trade center on september 11. for many, the devastating loss of a partner, of a husband, would lead to a state of grief, ange fear, paralysis. but beverly eckert turned the

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:22:29 to 0:22:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: september 11 attacks into a clarion call of government accountability and transparency. when there were questions about what led to the attacks, beverly eckert demanded answers. when some tried to dismiss her call for answers, she pressed

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:22:50 to 0:23:11( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: on and co-founded the voices of se an advocacy group for survivors which now claims more than 5,500 members and -- this led to the creation of the national commission on terrorist attacks upon the united states or the 9/11 commission. we all remember that

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:23:12 to 0:23:32( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: co led by former senator -- former congressman lee hamilton and of course governor tom kean of new jersey. beverly eckert did not stop there she attended the 9/11 commission hearings, was there when the 9/11 commission

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:23:33 to 0:23:53( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: published its findings and recommendations. with your permission, mr. chairman, mr. speaker, i want to allow, because of time factors, with some of the members, two young ladies who are members of this great body, who are always there first to recognize and sensitive to those people the real heroes of

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:23:54 to 0:23:57( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: america.

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