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House Proceeding 04-01-08 on Apr 1st, 2008 :: 2:56:37 to 2:58:51
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John Jr.Conyers

2:56:22 to 2:56:37( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: yields his name. mr. conyers: i thank the gentleman from texas, the ranking member, mr. smith. i'd like now to recognize steve cohen, our distinguished colleague from memphis, tennessee, for

Stephen Cohen

2:56:37 to 2:56:49( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: two minutes. mr. cohen: thank you, mr. chairman, and mr. speaker. this friday, our nation will recognize the 40th anniversary iv of a most feign mouse day in our country's history, the assassination

Stephen Cohen

2:56:37 to 2:58:51( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen Cohen

2:56:49 to 2:57:05( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: of the great revere nd martin luther king jr. it's impossible to speak of dr. king without remembering his eloquence and powerful orae tory. he brought his brilliant mind and god-given speech

Stephen Cohen

2:57:05 to 2:57:22( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: to bear against mighty forces, forces intertwine sod powerfully in the fabric of our country that the task to overcome seemed impossible. even from the distance of 40 years what martin luther

Stephen Cohen

2:57:22 to 2:57:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: king jr. accomplished in his short number of years on earth is awe inspiring. he started a march to justice which he still inspires and moves toward fulfillment. an assassin's shot rang out in

Stephen Cohen

2:57:38 to 2:57:50( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: memphis, silencing the most beautiful and eloquent man. he was inspired to take gandhi's principles of nonviolence and change a country through forms of civil disobedience that had not been

Stephen Cohen

2:57:50 to 2:58:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: seen in this country successfully. he brought a march to washington, the greatest march known to this day and he changed this country and changed this force, made this congress and the president

Stephen Cohen

2:58:02 to 2:58:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: of the united states at that time, lyndon johnson, change its course and bring about great civil rights legislation. a man whose life and death continues to define our country and our

Stephen Cohen

2:58:13 to 2:58:25( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: world, his dreams survived his death and will continue to survive as long as we know what is good and just about our nation. the man could be killed, but not the dream. though the fires of progress

Stephen Cohen

2:58:25 to 2:58:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: sometimes seem to dwindle to embers, each time we declare all people are equal, each time we fight against discrame nation and intolerance and each time we speak truth to power. each time

Stephen Cohen

2:58:38 to 2:58:51( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: we do that, we fan the flame of martin luther king's dre am and his passion lives on in us. martin luther king spoke truth to power and that is a great thing. the speaker pro tempore:

John Jr.Conyers

2:58:51 to 2:59:00( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. conyer spk -- mr. conyers: i'm pleased to recognize the gentleman from georgia, mr. davis scott. i recogniz e him for three minutes. the speaker pro tempore:

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