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House Proceeding 05-04-09 on May 4th, 2009 :: 0:23:15 to 0:25:20
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Diane E. Watson

0:23:02 to 0:23:23( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: mr. boozman: i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. payne: i yield three minutes to the t gentlewoman from california, representative watson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is recognized for three minutes. ms. watson: i rise in support of house resolution 230, introduced

Diane E. Watson

0:23:15 to 0:25:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:23:24 to 0:23:44( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: by my good friend and colleague, representative joe baca to recognize the historical significance of the widely celebrated mexican holiday cinco de mayo. on may 5, 1862, while outnumbered, almost 2-1 at the

Diane E. Watson

0:23:45 to 0:24:05( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: battle of puebla, a mexican general, zaragoza seguin, led the mexican army and defeated the french army that had not been defeated in five decades. the battle would prove to be significant because this would mark the last time an army from

Diane E. Watson

0:24:06 to 0:24:26( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: a foreign country invaded the americas. as many of you know, this holidais not only commemorated in the unid states and mexico, but brings together cultures from all over the world to join in on the sell bation, even people in faraway lands, such as

Diane E. Watson

0:24:27 to 0:24:48( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the island of malta in the mediterranean join in on this festival. the holiday is a chance for us to set aside our differences and support the mexican people for the bravery shown by those men who fought at the battle of puebla 147 years ago. i ask my colleagues to join me

Diane E. Watson

0:24:49 to 0:25:10( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: in recognizing this historical significance and of cinco de mayo and the bravery shown that day in 1862. mr. speaker, thank you and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. the gentleman from arkansas. mr. boozman: i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance

Diane E. Watson

0:25:11 to 0:25:21( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: of hisime. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. payne: it's my pleasure to offer one minute to the

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