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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 0:06:30 to 0:08:15
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Gus Bilirakis

0:06:22 to 0:06:42( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: civilian life. so i ask my colleagues to join me in showing our gratitude to ose brave men and women who served during the vietnam war. mr. speaker, i urge rong support for house resolution 234, and mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Gus Bilirakis

0:06:30 to 0:08:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Gus Bilirakis

0:06:43 to 0:07:03( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: gentlelady reserves. the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: yes, mr. speaker. thank you. i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, i thank the chairman for his quick consideration of the bill, house resolution 234, a bill expressing support for the designation of a welcome home vietnam veterans day.

Gus Bilirakis

0:07:04 to 0:07:26( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: i commend my colleague, congressman linda sanchez of california, for introducing this resolution. the desire to welcome home our nation's vietnam veterans is strong across the country. it has now been 36 years since the american troops left vietnam. it was march 30, 1973 when the united states army completed the

Gus Bilirakis

0:07:27 to 0:07:47( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: withdrawal of combat troops from vietnam. last congress we passed house resolution 1231 a. bill that recognized the importance of vetal veterans day. and that -- vietnam veterans day. and that legislation we asked americans to recognize the date and participate in local events. across the nation several states have already organized welcome

Gus Bilirakis

0:07:48 to 0:08:10( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: home events for vietnam veterans on march 28 and 29 of this year. this legislation before us would continue our effort for this effort and provide honor and recognition of the contributions of veterans of the who served in encourages the people of the united states to observe welcome

Gus Bilirakis

0:08:11 to 0:08:16( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: home vietnam veterans day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. madam speaker -- mr. speaker, i

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