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House Proceeding on Jul 30th, 2008 :: 0:02:41 to 0:04:57
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Elton Gallegly

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Speech By: Elton Gallegly

Elton Gallegly

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Elton Gallegly: berman: madam speaker, i'm pleased to yield two minutes to the gentlelady from chicago, the author of the previously adopted resolution. thspeaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from illinois is recognized

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:02:41 to 0:02:56( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: for two minutes. ms. schakowsky: thank scyou, madam speaker. i rise in support of this current resolution, 1266. i have a strong relationship on with the croatianro american communitin mymm

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:02:41 to 0:04:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Janice D. Schakowsky

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:02:56 to 0:03:15( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: district, and d i strongly s upport it. i would like to speak for a couple minutes to the p mrevious resolution, 361, a resolution i introduced commemorating irene sendler, a woman whose bravery

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:03:15 to 0:03:28( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: saved the lives of thousands of during thedu holocaust and st remembering her legacy of courage, selflessness, and hope.nd i want to thank chairmann berman for his leadership for bringing

Janice D. Schakowsky

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Janice D. Schakowsky: this to the floor aisnd senator obama for offering a similar legislation in the i senate. irene lived her life by the standards of humanity she e learned from her parents. she once stated,

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:03:47 to 0:04:04( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: quote, i was taught that if youug see a person drowning, you must jump into theo water to save them,hether you can swim or not, unquote. . she was a 29-year-old catholic, empl oyed by the city of c warsawar

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:04:04 to 0:04:20( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: when the german invasion of poland ushered in one of the dark est chapters in human history. disguised as adin infection control nurse, she was able to enter the warsaw jewishew ghetto to

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:04:20 to 0:04:35( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: distribute supplies. in 1942 she joined the newlyew formed underground organizations working to assist thousands of jew who is had survived mass deportations and living in hiding. utilizing he r contacts

Janice D. Schakowsky

0:04:35 to 0:04:57( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: with orphanages she rescued jewish r children, smuggling some out in boxes ands suitcase,e, leading others through secret passages and sewers. children w e hidden in catholic orphanages and conventans.

George Radanovich

0:04:57 to 0:05:09( Edit History Discussion )

George Radanovich: she buried a jar with the true names of every child inry a friend's garden in hopes of reuniting the children with their families afterr the war. after she was arrested in october o f 1943,94

George Radanovich

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Speech By: George Radanovich

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