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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:24:00 to 0:27:05
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:23:58 to 0:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: i yield two minutes first to ms. slaughter from the state of new york. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection? mr. bilirakis: no objection. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. slaughter: i thank both gentleman for the time. a new yorker, obviously the

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:24:00 to 0:27:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:24:21 to 0:24:41( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: events of september 11, 2001, -- are seared our memory as i'm sure they are for all americans. this year, in 2009, this nation was shocked and saddened by the devastating plane accident in clarence, new york, a few miles outside our thoughts and prayers will

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:24:42 to 0:25:02( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: always be with the family and friends who lost friends on continental connection flight 4307. today we're hear to -- today we're here to recognize one of the persons on that plane, beverly eckert who lost her life that day. we thank her for her tremendous service to our nation and particularly service to the

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:25:03 to 0:25:26( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: survivors and families of september 11, 2001, attacks. mr. speaker, beverly eckert, as mentioned, was the widow of shaun rooney, who died in the september 11 attacks on the world trade center and had been among the most visible faces of the victims' families in the aftermath of those attacks. following her husband's death

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:25:27 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: she co september 11. one of the first advocacy groups for survivors of 9/11 families. beverly was instrumental in the development and growth of this important group which is now supported by more than 5,500 members. along with other members of the voices of september 11, she testified before the 9/11

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:25:51 to 0:26:11( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: commission to help report on the september 11 terrorist attacks. beverly worked with the 110th congress tirelessly and was a key proponent in enacting the recommendations to prevent, repair and respond to acts of terrorism. simply put, beverly's work

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:26:12 to 0:26:35( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: helped to make our nation safer and more secure. beverly waa passenger on flight 3407 on her way to buffalo to mark what would have been husband's birthday and launch a scholarship in his memory. we lost an inspiring and tenacious champion in beverly and we must continue to honor her memory and accomplishments.

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:26:36 to 0:26:57( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: may i have 30 seconds more? mr. pascrell: 30 seconds more. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. slaughter: we continue to honor her memory and accomplishments while carrying out her mission. we have a resolution to honor her work on behalf of survivors. the resolution also extends condolences to the families of

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:26:58 to 0:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: all those who were lost on the continental connecting flight. i urge my colleagues to support the resolution to honor the life of beverly eckert,

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