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House Proceeding 04-22-09 on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 1:26:45 to 1:29:10
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Joe Sestak

1:26:26 to 1:26:49( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: >> to address the house for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. >> mr. speaker, i rise to acknowledge the achievements of one of the finest athletes and men to ever call the seventh

Joe Sestak

1:26:45 to 1:29:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Sestak

Joe Sestak

1:26:50 to 1:27:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: district of pennsylvania home. james marcus vernon passed away in 2008 having lived a life of great success and purpose. today is the anniversary of his birthday. long before he became an exceptional professional baseball player, micky vernon's character and work ethic was shaped by his parents, his sister edith and the good people

Joe Sestak

1:27:12 to 1:27:33( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: of marcus hook, the concern corn -- cornerstone of pennsylvania. in addition he benefited from the dedicated faculty ands of ddingston high school and villanova university. he was twice the american league's batting champ and over a career that included time with the washington senators, cleveland indians, boston red

Joe Sestak

1:27:34 to 1:27:54( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: sox, milwaukee braves and pittsburgh pirates, he played in 2,409 major league games. in each, he played with skill, determination, and a complete commitment to his team and teammates. more important than his skills on the diamond, mickey vernon stands apart for his modesty and

Joe Sestak

1:27:55 to 1:28:16( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: unfailing service to our nation and community. i'm especially proud to call him shipmate. micky vernon served in the u.s. navy in world war ii in the brutally hot and dangerous south pacific. following that conflict, he continued his brilliant career and withis loving wife ann, raised a loving daughter, gai.

Joe Sestak

1:28:17 to 1:28:38( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: in a year when the district lost both micky vernon and harry kalas, tre a -- there is a temptation to feel both pain and sadness. but it's in keeping with the lives of both men we celebrate their greatness and decency. i asked that our nation and our

Joe Sestak

1:28:39 to 1:29:00( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: cham vernon. an inspiration to us all. he was some man. i yield back the remainder of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will now recognize the representative from washington, mr. reichert. the chair will now recognize the

Joe Sestak

1:29:01 to 1:29:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: representative from texas, mr. carter. the chair will now recognize mr. boccieri of ohio. the chair will now recognize mr.

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