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House Proceeding 07-29-09 on Jul 29th, 2009 :: 0:45:00 to 0:47:05
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:44:41 to 0:45:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: tarnished his reputation. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection to the consideration of the concurrent resolution. >> mr. speaker. i reserve the right to object. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized on his servation. mr. jackson: while it is not my intention to object to this bill, i want to thank representative peter king to

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:45:00 to 0:47:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:45:02 to 0:45:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: offer this in the house. mr. speaker, jack johnson was the first african-american to win the world heavyweight boxing championship and was a trail blazer. after winning the world heavyweight boxing championship

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:45:28 to 0:45:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: in 1928, his continued wins bothered many. mr. speaker, i felt compelled to the come to the floor because one of the chief advocates of this legislation was the late vern forrest, who came to this congress three years ago, met with members of the congress on the house, met with senator mccain in the senate, had a press conference

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:45:51 to 0:46:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: in the swamp, to support this posthumous legislation on behalf of jack johnson. vernon forrest was shot eight times in the back, he'll be memorialized, i believe late they are week or sometime this weekend. i wanted to say on behalf of a greful nation and grateful congress to the forrest family

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:46:12 to 0:46:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: how grateful we were for his consciousness, for his willingtons fight for something bigger than himself and for the extraordinary legacy he was left us all. i want to thank the judiciary committee and representative king for bringing this timely bill to the floor of the congress and as ken burns states, jack johnson's story was about freedom, one black

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:46:34 to 0:46:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: man's insistence he be able to live a life nothing short of that of a free man. i withdraw my reservation and urge immediate pass odge of senate cohn resolution 1029. the speaker pro tempore: the concurrent resolution is agreed and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from nevada speak

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:46:56 to 0:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent that the committee on homeland security be discharged from further consideration of house resolution 681 and if for --

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