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House Proceeding on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 1:13:25 to 1:14:30
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Kevin McCarthy

1:13:21 to 1:13:41( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: endure. i urge passage of this resolution to honor her history. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from pennsylvania rehe serves the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. mccarthy: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the

Kevin McCarthy

1:13:25 to 1:14:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Kevin McCarthy

1:13:42 to 1:14:05( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: gentleman is recognize mr. mccarthy: i'm pleased to support this resolution authorizing the use of the emancipation hall honoring sojourner truth. she was born into slavery, emancipated and spent her life fighting for the rights of others. in 1843 while in her mid 40's she told her friends that she had been called by the spirit. she changed her name to sojourner truth and embarked on a journey of activism. upon her death more than 40

Kevin McCarthy

1:14:06 to 1:14:26( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: years later, mrs. truth traveled the country preaching about abolition, women's suffge and human rights. e inclusion of this work in the collection of arts and artifacts of the capital and the display of the bust in the capital visitor center fills the gap in the representation of historic americans that contributed much to the betterment of this country. i'd like to take this opportunity to thank the

Kevin McCarthy

1:14:27 to 1:14:30( Edit History Discussion )

Kevin McCarthy: national congress of black women who generously offered this bust and pedestal as a

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