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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 0:15:10 to 0:19:00
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:15:06 to 0:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: tireless dedication and efforts on this issue. i encourage my colleagues to support it. mr. chairman, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentlewoman from texas. ms. johnson: i would like to yield two minutes to the lady from texas, ms. sheila jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized for

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:15:10 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:15:34 to 0:15:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: two minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask to address the house for two minutes. let me rise and support the legislation that has been offered by my friend and colleague from texas and a senior member of the house science committee to celebrate african-americans who have

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:15:55 to 0:16:16( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: overcome significant obstacles to enhance innovation and competitiveness in the field of science in the united states. frankly this debate is appropriate and timely as we are discussing the status of nasa and the opportunity to

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:16:17 to 0:16:37( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: inspire and to ensure that our scientists and physicians and those with invan holleniveness have the opportunity -- inventiveness have the opportunity to show those talents and to produce on behalf of the american people. as a 12-year member of the house science committee and subcommittee on aeronautics, i know the value of research and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:16:38 to 0:16:58( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the providing for a safe and secure place for the intelligence of america. i want to cite as part of this legacy of african-americans, dr. jones, who heads the minority health center and has made great strides in the research dealing with cancer

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:16:59 to 0:17:20( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: and minority populations. dr. bernard harris, a astronaut, who has led in establishing new businesses around research and knowledge that he was able to expand on as a astronaut in the nasa human space program. the late dr. ron mcnair,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:17:21 to 0:17:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: trained as a physicist, came from north carolina -- south carolina, excuse me, whose beginnings were enormously humble and yet he was able to achieve greatness through his studies at myth -- m.i.t. and ultimately he came to become a astronaut and of course we lost him in the line of duty. but his research knowledge

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:17:43 to 0:18:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: helped to expand horizons of the space exploration program. dr. jimson, trained as a physician, the first african-american woman in space. an additional minute. ms. johnson: an additional one minute. ms. jackson lee: thank you. dr. jimmerson trained as a

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:18:04 to 0:18:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: physician now is in the business of producing and training new thoughts by her summer programs and year-long programs and camps emphasizing math and science. her work that she has offered to do with the independent school district on science, technology, engineering, and math. and dr. joshua hill, my friend,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:18:27 to 0:18:47( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the late dr. joshua hill, texas southern university, was the first person to begin to talk about solar energy. and of course a&m where a host of agricultural scientists have looked at new ways to produce food. to the speaker i will say that this legislation is timely. there are many scientists who are on the verge coming from the minority community and coming from the

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:18:48 to 0:19:02( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: african-american community. look what they can do and let us give them the further opportunity to be able to help america and to help the world. let us continue our support for nasa as many of these first develop their scientific

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