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House Proceeding 03-11-08 on Mar 11th, 2008 :: 2:35:13 to 2:37:29
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Donald A. Manzullo

2:32:03 to 2:35:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donald A. Manzullo

Donald A. Manzullo

2:35:01 to 2:35:13( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: gentlewoman from nevada, i would ask unanimous consent that the gentlelady from nevada control the remaining portion of my time. t the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. crowley: thank

Shelley Berkley

2:35:13 to 2:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: you. ms. berkley: i thank the gentleman from new york. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from nevada is recognized for how much time? ms. berkley: the jom would like to be wreck -- the

Shelley Berkley

2:35:13 to 2:37:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

Shelley Berkley

2:35:24 to 2:35:37( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: gentlewoman would like to be recognized for two mutes. i thank the gentleman for yielding and giving me the opportunity to control the time on this issue. i rise today not only as a friend

Shelley Berkley

2:35:37 to 2:35:52( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: of greece but also as a daughter of greece. my mother's family emigrated from greece and i am very proud of my greek jewish heritage. greece has been a strong ally of the united states standing

Shelley Berkley

2:35:52 to 2:36:09( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: by us in our struggles against nazism and now in the struggle against islamic extremism. greece paid an extraordinarily high price for their opposition to the nazis and we are forever grateful to them.

Shelley Berkley

2:36:09 to 2:36:19( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: before world war ii half of the population of salanica greece were jewish. after the nazis finished with greece, there were only 1,000 jews left there. the reason 1,000 jews survived is because

Shelley Berkley

2:36:19 to 2:36:32( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: their greek neighbors protected them, saved them, hid them. for that i am grateful as well. greece continues to be a top contributor to nato and leader in the balkan region. the resolution before

Shelley Berkley

2:36:32 to 2:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: the houseou today extends our best wishes and congratulations to the people of greece whom we look to as our forebearers in democracy. i am proud to co-sponsor thisso resolution but i hope

Shelley Berkley

2:36:44 to 2:36:54( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: it is our first word on our friendship with greece and certainly not our last. i urge this house and this administration to strengthen our relationship with greece by including them in the visa waiver

Shelley Berkley

2:36:54 to 2:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: program. by designating greece as such, we will send not only a message of friendship but a message of thanks to the greek community which is so deserving of our friendship and our gratitude.

Shelley Berkley

2:37:06 to 2:37:19( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: they have met the criteria to become a visa waiver country and only await our approval on their application. on this anniversary let us take concrete action to strengthen our bond with them and

Shelley Berkley

2:37:19 to 2:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: send a message ofme thanks to our friends in greece. i thank the gentleman for yielding and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves the balance

Gus Bilirakis

2:37:29 to 2:37:41( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: of her time. the gentleman from illinois. mr. manzullo: i yield to the gentleman from florida such time he may consume, mr. bilirakis. the speaker pr o tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized.

Gus Bilirakis

2:37:29 to 2:42:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

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