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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 0:27:45 to 0:28:55
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Laura Richardson

0:27:41 to 0:28:01( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: values and pillars of freedom this brave young man died for. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california rise? >> request to address the house the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized. ms. richardson: mr. speaker, i rise today as the daughter of a musician to honor the long beach municipal band on their 100-year

Laura Richardson

0:27:45 to 0:28:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson

0:28:02 to 0:28:22( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: anniversary of music. on march 14, 1909, under the direction of e. harry willie, the long beach municipal band gave its first performance at the bath house on the pine avenue pier. in particular what i want to say about the band is following a 6.25 magnitude earthquake in

Laura Richardson

0:28:23 to 0:28:43( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: march of 1933 that almost destroyed an entire city, it was the band that remained and played to encourage the families who were left in shelters and in nearby parks. since that time the long beach municipal ba has gone on to perform 57,000 concerts, over one million pieces of music, and

Laura Richardson

0:28:44 to 0:28:56( Edit History Discussion )

Laura Richardson: also it's known as the longest running and municipal supported band in our country. please applaud our greatity that's made an investment, the second largest city in the largest county in this nation, to remember that art is a part

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