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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 1:26:15 to 1:28:45
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Steve Israel

1:26:12 to 1:26:33( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: i urge my colleagues to support this resolution. thank you. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: i yield to my friend and coleague and sponsor of this resolution, the gentleman from new york, mr. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for such time as he might consume. mr. israel: i thank the gentlewoman and the gentleman as

Steve Israel

1:26:15 to 1:28:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Israel

Steve Israel

1:26:34 to 1:26:55( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: well for the bipartisan cooperation that's been demonstrated with respect to this bill. i rise in support of this legislation suporting a day of recognition for cold war veterans, i'm proud to have offered it and sponsored it. itrecognizes americ heroes who protected our nation during one of the most perilous times in our history. the cold war began on september

Steve Israel

1:26:56 to 1:27:17( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: 2, 1945 and ended on december 26, 1991 and the years in between were fraught with peril. i grew up in the cold war. i rember hearing the air raid drill going out into a hall, bracing myself against the wall, covering my head with my arms. there were milions of american

Steve Israel

1:27:18 to 1:27:38( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: children who went through those exercises. tens of thousands of nuclear warheads were aimed between the united states and the soviet union. the world was o'hare triger. while wars were fought in places like korea and vietnam, those nuclear missiles never fired. the conflict never ocurred and

Steve Israel

1:27:39 to 1:28:00( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: never occurred because of those heroes of the cold war and answered president kennedy's call as we embarked on a path of hazards and defended missile silos and served on navy ships and when they returned, there were no parades, no public thanks. they went quietly into their

Steve Israel

1:28:01 to 1:28:21( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: jobs, until today. today, they receive the thanks. today we acknowledge their courage, valor and patriotism. today we say thank you to those who kept the world safe, who kept the peace, who saved the world from that unimaginable nuclear catastrophe. my bill honors their sacrifice and ask that americans fly their

Steve Israel

1:28:22 to 1:28:43( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: flags high in thanks and dedicate one day each year to thank them for 50 years of security. those young children, those elementary schools had to feel great fear during those air raid drills. they may have felt unsafe at the time, but those in dangerous places kept them safe for a generation and more. we thank them for that service.

Steve Israel

1:28:44 to 1:28:45( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: i thank both sides of the aisle

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