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House Proceeding 07-22-09 on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 0:18:35 to 0:20:45
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Christopher H. Smith

0:18:32 to 0:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: support this resolution. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the(alance of his time. the gentleman om new jersey, mr. smith, is recognized. mr. smith: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. smith: i rise in support of h.res. 538, supporting olympic day and encouraging the international olympics committee to select chicago ill, --

Christopher H. Smith

0:18:35 to 0:20:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Christopher H. Smith

0:18:54 to 0:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: chicago, illinois, for the olympic games. i congratulate my good friend and colleague, ms. schakowsky, for sponsoring this, bringing it to the floor today. i think it sends a clear message to the solidarity that we have this this be the venue 2016 olympic games. last month the world observed the 61st annual olympic day. a celebration commemorating the

Christopher H. Smith

0:19:15 to 0:19:36( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: creation of the international olympics committee. olympic day was first observed in 1948. 54 years after the founding of the international olympic committee. as the only annual worldwide event of the olympic movement, olympic day is a fitting tribute to the ideals of the olympic charter. these are to create and i quote, a way of life based on the joy

Christopher H. Smith

0:19:37 to 0:19:58( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: of effort, educational valu of good example, and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles, and to, quote, play sport at the service of the harmonious developme and i would add woman, and a view towards promoting a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity. the theme of this year's olympic

Christopher H. Smith

0:19:59 to 0:20:19( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: day is, move, learn, and discover. and it was celebrated last month with the 22ed in annual olympic day one run sponsored in various locations around the world by over 150 national olympic committees. this resolution also encourages the selection of chicago illinois as the host city for

Christopher H. Smith

0:20:20 to 0:20:41( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: the 2016 olympic and paralympic games. selected in april of united states bid city for the summer olympics in 2016, chicago is a thriving example of our nation's harptland, its vitality, and remarkable diversity. the contributions ever international sport, personal fitness, and international

Christopher H. Smith

0:20:42 to 0:20:45( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher H. Smith: understanding deserve our recognition. i thank again my distinguished colleague from illinois for

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