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House Proceeding on Jul 8th, 2008 :: 0:32:45 to 0:36:40
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Brad Miller

0:27:57 to 0:32:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brad Miller

Brad Miller

0:32:33 to 0:32:45( Edit History Discussion )

Brad Miller: blocks from here. it was designated as a national historic landmark for significance in american history. it was the headquarters of the national women's party, led by alice paul, and their

Michael R. Turner

0:32:45 to 0:33:02( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: movement to secure women the right to vote. dispute that historic -- that obvious historical significance, it was not long ago that the sewell belmont house was threatened bay leaking roof and

Michael R. Turner

0:32:45 to 0:36:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael R. Turner

Michael R. Turner

0:33:02 to 0:33:13( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: by significant our structural damage. the sewell belmont house was the first building to receive funding as save america's treasures project. in my own district, save america's treasure has helped

Michael R. Turner

0:33:13 to 0:33:31( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: preserve the f.w. wolruff building in downtown greensburg. four african-american students from north carolina a.n.t. university sat down at the white-only lunch counter and refused to move

Michael R. Turner

0:33:31 to 0:33:43( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: until they were treated the same as the white customers. within two months, the sit-ins inspired similar demonstrations throughout the south involving thousands of protestors. it was the moment

Michael R. Turner

0:33:43 to 0:33:59( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: when the civil rights struggle in this country became a mass movement. the building and this lunch counter are sacred ground to this civil rights movement and must be preserved for future generations.

Michael R. Turner

0:33:59 to 0:34:17( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: the save america program has designated 500 nainedsnabdse, towns as preserve america communities and has awarded grants in 2006. earlier this year the department of interior met the first round

Michael R. Turner

0:34:17 to 0:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: of grants of $2.9 million to 43 projects in 29 states. they will award an additional $4.3 million in grants. the project supports heritage tourism, the commercial revitalization of neglected

Michael R. Turner

0:34:30 to 0:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: downtowns and the reuse of historic properties. mr. speaker, america's historic places remind us of who we are. they remind us of our history. we cannot cheat our country of that connection with their

Michael R. Turner

0:34:46 to 0:35:01( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: past. that understanding of who they are. the preserve america program, through its grant opportunities and the community designations ensures that important communities and neighborhoods will survive

Michael R. Turner

0:35:01 to 0:35:14( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: for future generations. historic preservation helps revitalize cities, towns and rural areas nationwide where dramatic population shifts, outdated planning and the loss of manufacturing jobs

Michael R. Turner

0:35:14 to 0:35:27( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: have made market-driven reinvestment possible without assistance. rehabilitation of underused structur can help communities, whether it's preserving main streets of downtowns or using properties

Michael R. Turner

0:35:27 to 0:35:39( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: as affordable housing. mr. speaker, i am pleased that the house is now considering these two successful programs through passing this bill and authorizing these programs, congress can affirm

Michael R. Turner

0:35:39 to 0:35:56( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: our commitment to saving our natural heritage, our historic heritage and revitalizing our community. once again, i ask my colleagues for their support for the preserve america's treasures and save

Michael R. Turner

0:35:56 to 0:36:10( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: america's treasures act and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlelady from guam, ms. bordallo, reserves the

Michael R. Turner

0:36:10 to 0:36:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: balance of her time. the gentleman from virginia. mr. wittman: i yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from ohio. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio is recognized

Michael R. Turner

0:36:21 to 0:36:40( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: for as much time as he may consume. mr. turner: today i speak in h.r. of 3981, the save america's treasures act of 2008. i want to thank representative miller, the co-chair of the historic

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:36:40 to 0:36:51( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: building caucus as well as others. i also want to thank chairman rahall and ranking member young of the house natural resources committee, as well as chairman grijalva and ranking member

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