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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:49:20 to 0:53:35
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:49:16 to 0:49:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: government oversight, so should an anthrax commission and detection, prevention and future attacks of bioterrorism. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. ms. rapet is recognized r -- ms. ros-lehtinen is recognized for five minutes.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:49:20 to 0:53:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:49:38 to 0:50:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: ms. ros-lehtinen: i rise in recognition of national women's history month and focus on my congressional district in south florida. these pioneers have fought valiantly for various causes, but they have all helped to lead the exodus of american wen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:50:01 to 0:50:23( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: from an era from subjugation into equality. in south florida, we have been blessed by the lives and leadership of some of the great pioneering women in our nation's history, women like roxy bolton. she was inducted in florida women's hall of fame to make

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:50:24 to 0:50:47( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: rape crime a priority as well as illustrating the need for rape treatment centers. dr. ellen kmp rager is another woman of greatness. she has dedicated 20 years of her life to our oceans. she has had an accomplished

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:50:48 to 0:51:09( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: career as a research assistant in st. croix and dr. prager is a chief scientist in key largo, florida, where i have had the pleasure of scuba diving with her and her scientists twice already. acare yuss is the only operating

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:51:10 to 0:51:30( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: underseas research laboratory in the world and allows ellen and her fellow scientists to spend as much as two consecutive weeks under water studying the florida keys national marine sanctuary. dr. prager educates people around the world about the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:51:31 to 0:51:51( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: wonders of our planet's oceans. marjorie douglas was another woman. ms. douglas began friends of the everglades, a group dedicated to the preservation of this florida river of grass. ms. douglas was awarded the presidential medal of freedom for her work on behalf of this

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:51:52 to 0:52:14( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: precious and delicate ecosystem which has become engrained in the unique culture of the gait state of florida. ms. range was another pioneer. ms. range was the former president of the liberty city elementary p.t.a. in 195 . ms. range fought to eliminate

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:52:15 to 0:52:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the deplorable conditions of segregated public schools. she may not have been the only one to notice the disparity between black and white schools, but one of the first to do something positive about it. she stood before the all-white school board which turned out to be no match for her fighting spirit. these policies, which seemed to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:52:38 to 0:53:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: be set in stone were smashed beneath the weight of her almighty will. south florida is blessed with many remarkable women and i think about our cheptter of results of sulltive ating the distinguished women like betsy skip, gail newman and kathleen gordon. these women have devoted their

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:53:01 to 0:53:22( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: precious t this amazing organization that advocates for solutions to raising the standards of living throughout the globe. their role with end results have been to pioneer the use of microenterprise programs to empower more women to achieve

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:53:23 to 0:53:35( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: their dreams. these women are heroes. i admire them and yog girls in south florida aspire to achieve even a fraction of what they have.

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