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House Proceeding 04-01-08 on Apr 1st, 2008 :: 2:45:18 to 2:49:17
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the gentleman that it's h.res. 1061. mr. conyers: i thank the speaker, and i yield myself such time as i may consume. i also ask unanimous consent to c revise, to have five legislative da

John Jr.Conyers

2:45:18 to 2:45:37( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: ys to revise and a extend any remarks made under house resolution 1061. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. conyers: mr. speaker, members of the hse, this friday, april

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2:45:18 to 2:49:17( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Jr.Conyers

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2:45:37 to 2:45:52( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: 4, will mark the 40th anniversary of dr. martin luther king jr.'s assassination in 1968. i note that once again, our distinguished colleague from georgia, john lewis, has introduced a bipartisan

John Jr.Conyers

2:45:52 to 2:46:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: house resolution calling upon all americans thon anniversary to pause and remember the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. i'd like to acknowledge the many members of theem judiciary

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2:46:21 to 2:46:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: committee supporting this resolution, lamar smith, gerald nadley, -- nadley, zo lofgren, and others. dr. king was not only our greatest civil rights leader, but he was also the person that

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2:46:49 to 2:47:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: personally has given me the political, philosophical undergirding to attempt to transfer his belief system into some of the objectives of the united states through the congress. what a leader he was.

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2:47:10 to 2:47:28( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: i shall be in memphis this friday celebrating with the distinguished gentleman from new york, harry belafonte, and many others. the work that he has done in trying to bring justice, understanding,

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2:47:28 to 2:47:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: full employment, and economic system, an end to war in this country and in this w orld. addressed, on the night of his -- before his assassination, the sanitation workers in many fiss at the

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2:47:49 to 2:48:17( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: -- in memphis at the mason temple and i don't know about you, but it seemed to me that he had a premonition that he was spending the last days of his life on earth in this cause. he seemed to

John Jr.Conyers

2:48:17 to 2:48:36( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: have projected his understanding of how fleeting his life may have been. of course, i'm also connected to dr. king by his family, coretta scott king and their children, and of course the unbelievable

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2:48:36 to 2:48:53( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: -- unbelievably courageous mrs. rosa parks, who later came to detroit and honored by office by working there for many, many years. so i'm very pleased to join in with this re-examination

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2:48:53 to 2:49:04( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: and remembrance of our great leader. to me, one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century. so i'm proud to stand before you as the chairman of the judiciary to bring this resolution forward.

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2:49:04 to 2:49:17( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: i yield myself such time as i may consume. m the speaker pro tempore:

Lamar S. Smith

2:49:17 to 2:49:32( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the gentleman is recognized. mr. . smith: this bill commemorates the 40th anniversary of the nntragic assassination of dr. martin luther king jr. dr. king was the leader of a historic nonviolent

Lamar S. Smith

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Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

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