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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 2:38:50 to 2:41:40
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Howard L. Berman

2:38:33 to 2:38:53( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: reserved. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? mr. berman: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, h. res. 378 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 378,

Howard L. Berman

2:38:50 to 2:41:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard L. Berman

Howard L. Berman

2:38:54 to 2:39:14( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: resolution recognizing the 30th anniversary of margaret thatcher as the first femalprime minister of great britain. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from california, mr. berman and the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Howard L. Berman

2:39:15 to 2:39:36( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. berman: i rise in support of h. res. 378 which pays tribute to the distinguished political career of former british prime

Howard L. Berman

2:39:37 to 2:39:57( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: minister margaret thatcher. and i want to thank my good friend, mr. poe of texas, for introducing this measure that enables the house to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of her election as the first female prime minister of the uted kingdom. on may 4, 1979, margaret thatcher was sworn in as prime

Howard L. Berman

2:39:58 to 2:40:18( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: minister. holding this position until 1990, she became the u.k.'s longest continuous serving prime minister since 1827 and only prime minister in the 20th century to win three consecutive elections. the scial relationship between the united kingdom and the united states was strengthened

Howard L. Berman

2:40:19 to 2:40:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: during her tenure, particularly during her cooperative working relationship with president ronald reagan and addressing the threat of the soviet union. prime minister thatcher spoke in this house to a joint session of congress on february 20, 1985. in her remarks, she cited three occasions on which prime minister winston churchill

Howard L. Berman

2:40:40 to 2:41:00( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: addressed congress. those are words remembering, she said, and here i quote, because they serve along a dark road and they remind us what an extraordinary period of history the world has passed through between that time and ours and they tell us what later

Howard L. Berman

2:41:01 to 2:41:21( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: generations in both our countries sometimes find hard to grasp, by past associations bind us so closely. her words are as true today as they were during the height of the cold war and world war ii. we find ourselves living in extraordinary times and thankfully the united states and the united kingdom remain

Howard L. Berman

2:41:22 to 2:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: standing shoulder to shoulder as we confront today's challenges together, just as we did throughout the last century. i ask my colleagues to join me in acknowledging the 30th anniversary ofargaret thatcher's historic election and paying tribute to her historical

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