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House Proceeding 03-10-10 on Mar 10th, 2010 :: 1:33:05 to 1:35:25
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Al Green

1:33:01 to 1:33:21( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: inspired by the muslimry of the great late -- by the memory of the great late charlie wilson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. ms. kaptur from ohio. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? > i would like to be heard out of order and revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentleman is

Al Green

1:33:05 to 1:35:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Al Green

1:33:22 to 1:33:43( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: recognized for five minutes. >> i did not know charlie wilson, but i know friends of charlie wilson. and based upon what his friends say, he was truly a remarkable person. i admire people who march to the beat of a different drummer.

Al Green

1:33:44 to 1:34:04( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: i admire people who are original, who do things in a very good way, but they do the things that they do in their very own way. it appears that charlie wilson was such a person. while he could have easily have

Al Green

1:34:05 to 1:34:27( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: been a great congressperson representing the people of his district and not traveling abroad, he took it upon himself to not only help the people of afghanistan, but to go there and be a part of it nd to actually take others into afghanistan as

Al Green

1:34:28 to 1:34:48( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: well to help people with a resistance movement. he marched to the beat of a different drummer. he did not allow the circumstances of what we call the norm to prevent him from doing unusu things in a most significant way.

Al Green

1:34:49 to 1:35:09( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: i regret that i did not have the opportunity to meet him, because i believe that such a person has a positive impact on the lives around him. and as i listen to his friends speak so highly of what he was able to do here in the congress of the united states of america, i only can say, charlie, i

Al Green

1:35:10 to 1:35:26( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: didn't have an oportunity to meet you on this side, but i know that at some point, i'l have an opportunity to meet you. and i want you to share some of those many stories with me. you have been a friend of this country and this country loves you.

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