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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 0:36:45 to 0:42:05
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Nancy Pelosi

0:36:41 to 0:37:02( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: shooter was going on to kill others. we o him and his family a debt of gratitude and send condolences to those who loved him. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the mr. hay rey hall: i yield onet minute to the distinguished speaker of the house, nancy pelosi. the speaker pro tempore: the honorable speaker is

Nancy Pelosi

0:36:45 to 0:42:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Nancy Pelosi

0:37:03 to 0:37:28( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: recognized. the speaker: thank you very much, mr. speaker. i thank the gentleman for yielding and i thank all of those whwere involved, mr. klein florida, members of the house anti-semitism caucus and others, certainly the chairman of the committee, mr. rahall and others for giving us the opportunity to speak on the floor, to express our grief and

Nancy Pelosi

0:37:33 to 0:37:54( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: our outrage over what happened yesterday. when the news came to the capitol of what had happened at the u.s. holocaust museum, we were shaken, shaken to the core, that this could possibly happen. the resolution today allows us to express some of the grief we had and the strongest denungsuation -- denunciation

Nancy Pelosi

0:37:55 to 0:38:18( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: of the despicable hate crime perpetrated yesterday and express our support for the work of the u.s. holocaust museum. some of us were there that rainy, rainy day when the holocaust memorial was dedicated, the holocaust memorial and museum. eli wiesel spoke to us so

Nancy Pelosi

0:38:19 to 0:38:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: profoundly about what it meant -- elie wiesel spoke to us so profouvendly about what it meant, and about the future. while the holocaust memorial and museum is about something that happened in the past, it is a memorial and reminder to

Nancy Pelosi

0:38:40 to 0:39:00( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: us about ridding our sociees of these kinds of attitudes. so how ironic, our ironic that this person, this individual would go into that museum with hate in his heart, a gun in his hand, and kill this beautiful man, stephen johns who really

Nancy Pelosi

0:39:24 to 0:39:45( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: sad to say, well, it was a happy moment for him, but sad in such a short time he married and moved to temple hills, maryland, just 10 minutes away from his mother. he died in the line of duty, doing his job to protect those who came to the united states memorial museum. we honor today, we honor his sacrifice and his service.

Nancy Pelosi

0:39:46 to 0:40:07( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: in the u.s. holocaust memorial museum, anyone who has visited there knows, there's a flame that burns in remembrae to all who died in the holocaust. it lights the room over a coffin of earth gathered from the death camps, concentration camps, sites of mass executions

Nancy Pelosi

0:40:08 to 0:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: and ghettos in nazi-occupied europe and from cemeteries of u.s. soldiers who fought and died to defeat nazi germany. engraved above the flame it says, from duet ronmy, only guard yourself and guard your soul carefully, lest you forget the things you saw, lest these

Nancy Pelosi

0:40:29 to 0:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: things depart your heart all the days of your life and you shall make them known to your children and your children's children. today we commit to telling our future generations about the truth shared at the holocaust museum. this heinous act was committed at the entrance to sacred grown

Nancy Pelosi

0:40:51 to 0:41:12( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: ound -- ground for us, the holocaust museum, and as i describe where some of the earth was gathered from. this is a severe blow to all of us who care about these issues. i would include that to be everyone in the congress othe united states and those throughout the world who promise never to forget. so we commit never to forget and we commit to continuing our

Nancy Pelosi

0:41:13 to 0:41:33( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: work to build a world free of hatred. again, i thank our colleagues for giving us time to publicly mourn this horrible, horrible event, to extend our condolences to the family of that brave guard and also to acknowledge that, like stephen johns, our own capitol police and many others who make this

Nancy Pelosi

0:41:34 to 0:41:54( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: area safer for people to visit from all over the world, to make it safer for us to do our jobs here, make it safer for the press to cover us, make it safer for our staffs to work, to express our deep gratitude to them, for us the words gibson and chestnut are forever blazing in our heart, two of

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