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House Proceeding 03-10-09 on Mar 10th, 2009 :: 0:22:10 to 0:24:35
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Corrine Brown

0:22:06 to 0:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: story. look what john f. kennedy and ronald reagan said about this. it's extremely important we profit from history. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlelady from california, ms. lee. >> i would like to speak out of order for five minutes.

Corrine Brown

0:22:10 to 0:24:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Corrine Brown

0:22:27 to 0:22:47( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. brown: to revise and extend my the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady from florida, ms. brown. ms. brown: thank you, madam speaker. i rise to celebrate the life of former secretary of commerce ron h. brown who was the first african-american to hold the position and the first african-american to serve as chairman othe democratic national committee.

Corrine Brown

0:22:48 to 0:23:09( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: i want to thank chairman rangel for bringing this resolion to the floor designating the federal building located at the united nations plaza in new york city as the ron h. brown united states mission to the united nations national building. at the time of his death in 1996, mr. brown was a figure of

Corrine Brown

0:23:10 to 0:23:30( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: global importance and an advocate for american businesses at home and abroad. through his example, ron was a pioneer for many african-americans, and a role model and was respected for his leadership, intelligence, and public svice. born in washington, d.c., on august 1, 1941, and raised in harlem, new york, he spent most

Corrine Brown

0:23:31 to 0:23:52( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: of his life working for people of new york and the citizens of the united states. as secretary he circled the globe spreading good will with his enthusiasm. i remember traveling with ron once to africa as he was cultivating opportunities and markets for american products. it was on one of these trade missions that he died in a plane

Corrine Brown

0:23:53 to 0:24:13( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: crash in war-torn eastern europe on april 3, 1996. ron left behind a wife, two devoted children, and a record of commitment to the job he loved. since his death, ron was recognized for many awards and scholarships includinghe ron brown award for corporate leadership and responsibility

Corrine Brown

0:24:14 to 0:24:35( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: tablished by president william j. clinton. the annual ron h. brown american innovative award established by the u.s. department of commerce, and the largest ship in the nation, oceanic and atmospheric administration fleet named in honor of his public service, the ron h. brown. please join me today in celebrating the life and service

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