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House Proceeding 03-11-08 on Mar 11th, 2008 :: 2:42:48 to 2:44:44
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Gus Bilirakis

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

Gus Bilirakis

2:42:35 to 2:42:48( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: on financial institutions. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for three minutes. mrs. maloney: i thank my colleague and friend eafor yielding and for her leadership.

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:42:48 to 2:43:01( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: as an original co-sponsor of this legislation and co-chair and founder of the congressional caucus on hellenic issues, i rise to celebrate the 187th anniversary of greece's declaration of

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:42:48 to 2:44:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carolyn B. Maloney

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:43:01 to 2:43:17( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: independence from the ottoman empire. against incredibly difficult odds, the greeks defeated one of the most powerful empires in history to win their dependence. following 400 years of ottoman

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:43:17 to 2:43:32( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: rule, in march the bishop raised the traditional greek flag at the monastery insighting his country men to rise up against the ottoman army. the bishop's message to his people was clear,

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:43:32 to 2:43:43( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: a new spirit was about to be born in greece. the following year at the treaty of konstantin nopele, established full independence of greece. new york city is home to the largest hellenic populion

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:43:43 to 2:43:52( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: outside of greece and cyprus. western queens, which i have the honor of representing, isin often called little athens because of the large had a menic population in that neighborhood. -- hellenic

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:43:52 to 2:44:06( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: population in that neighborhood. they celebrate independence day wi a parade down fifth avenue along with cultural events. these events hosted by the federation of hellenic societies and

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:44:06 to 2:44:19( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: other hellenic organizations and friends reminds us of the strong hellenic american community's many strong contributions to our nation's history and culture. relations between the u.s. and

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:44:19 to 2:44:33( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: greece remains strong with a shared commitment to ensuring stabilit y in southeastern europe. i hope permanent solutions s can be found for ending the division of cyprus and finding ang mutually

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:44:33 to 2:44:44( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: agreeable name for the former f yugoslav republic of macedonia. we have over 110 co-sponsors of my legislation and with the upcoming nato summit, the time is more important than ever to find a

2:44:44 to 2:44:55( Edit History Discussion )

solution to the named dispute. additional -- iad -- additionally i strongly support the addition of greece in the visa waiver program. i have legislation before this body on this issue. the

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