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House Proceeding on Apr 24th, 2007 :: 0:29:38 to 0:32:41
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John Lewis

0:24:38 to 0:29:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Lewis

John Lewis

0:29:14 to 0:29:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: has gone out. another part of the universe juanita is shining brighter than ever before. thank you, mr. speaker. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair

Gregory W. Meeks

0:29:38 to 0:29:59( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: recognizes the gentleman from new york, mr. meeks, for two minutes. mr. meeks: thank you, mr. chairman. i had to come to the floor today in remembrance of a phenomenal woman, juanita millender-mcdonald.

Gregory W. Meeks

0:29:38 to 0:32:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gregory W. Meeks

Gregory W. Meeks

0:29:59 to 0:30:19( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: my heart is pained and is unbelievable that we will not see this great woman, at least not on this planet, again. she was a woman that any time that you saw her she stood with such dignity and

Gregory W. Meeks

0:30:19 to 0:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: grace. she was a woman who was honest. i can recall when i would go to her and ask her opinion on various issues. she wouldn't tell me what i wanted to hear. she would tell me what i needed

Gregory W. Meeks

0:30:39 to 0:30:53( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: to hear. she would tell me what was indeed right. being the father of three daughters i can't help but say thank you, juanita. thank you for being the pioneer that you were. thank you for blazing

Gregory W. Meeks

0:30:53 to 0:31:08( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: a trail, a traze that's so wide for women all -- a trail that's so wide for women, all women, like my three young daughters, so they can walk now on that path. so that they now can have

Gregory W. Meeks

0:31:08 to 0:31:28( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: opportunities that were denied others because you have fought the fight. you know where i come from the question is, have you helped someone? and the song says, if you've helped someone

Gregory W. Meeks

0:31:28 to 0:31:46( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: then your living shall not be in vain. well, in the life story of juanita millender-mcdonald, she has indeed helped a whole lot of somebodies and she's made life better for a lot of children

Gregory W. Meeks

0:31:46 to 0:32:02( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: yet unborn. she has made history and in the camera of history and in the camera of life, of juanita millender-mcdonald it will be recorded that she was a soldier in this thing we call life.

Gregory W. Meeks

0:32:02 to 0:32:14( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: and she was a leader for all human beings, but in particular to make sure that women, that their tomorrow is better than their yesterday or today. juanita, we will miss you and we know that

Gregory W. Meeks

0:32:14 to 0:32:27( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: as you see the good lord he's saying, well-done, juanita, job well done. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from florida, mr. stearns, for five

Gregory W. Meeks

0:32:27 to 0:32:41( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: minutes. mr. stearns: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. stearns: mr. speaker, it has been six years after 9/11 and reform of the

Cliff Stearns

0:32:41 to 0:32:55( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: intelligence community continues to be a primary concern for all of us. at the swearing-in ceremony of director mike mcconnell, president bush outlined three main categories for improvement.

Cliff Stearns

0:32:41 to 0:38:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cliff Stearns

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