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House Proceeding on Jul 30th, 2008 :: 0:16:36 to 0:20:01
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Steve Chabot

0:14:20 to 0:16:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Chabot

Steve Chabot

0:16:22 to 0:16:36( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Chabot: they have been officially recognized by the international olympic committee. they are dedicatedth to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities. these contests allow special olympicians

Lee Terry

0:16:36 to 0:16:55( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: to enjoy the thrill of competition, to develop sportsmanship, fellowship. ws the oath of the special olympicians, let me win but if i cannot win let me be brave in the attempt. the special

Lee Terry

0:16:36 to 0:20:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lee Terry

Lee Terry

0:16:55 to 0:17:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: olympicians are indeed brave -- olympians are indeed brave. i ask my colleagues to support this resolution and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the o gentleman

Lee Terry

0:17:05 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: from california reserves his tim e. the gentleman from ohio is recognized. mr. chabot: th ank you, madam am speaker. i yield myself such time as i a may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the

Lee Terry

0:17:18 to 0:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: or gentleman is recognized. mr. chabot: th ank you. i' d first like to commend the gentleman from nebgeraska, mr. terry, for his leadership and ea his offering this particular resolution.

Lee Terry

0:17:32 to 0:17:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: so and i also rise to support this resolution, h.r. 1279, which recognizes the special olympics s on its 40th anniversary. on july 20, 1968 , as was ment ioned, euniceio kennedy shriver organized

Lee Terry

0:17:45 to 0:17:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: the first sp ecial olympic summer games which took place in sh oldier field in chicago. since then the special olympics has become the most prominent t and most celebrating sporting games

Lee Terry

0:17:54 to 0:18:06( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: in the w orld. the special olympics today serves more than 2 1/2 million people with intellecoptual disabilities. these inspirational athlinetes work with more than a million volunteers

Lee Terry

0:18:06 to 0:18:19( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: and coachesnt worldwide training year round for competition in both summer and winter games. in more than 200 countries, the t special olympics has shown that t inte llectual disabilities

Lee Terry

0:18:19 to 0:18:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: are no impediment to fun and healthy athletic competition. these athletes are supported by ed more than 18,0008, dedicated vols. in my own state -- dedicated volunteers. in my own state, special

Lee Terry

0:18:31 to 0:18:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: olym pic ohio has more o than 18,000 athletes who are in e training and in competition. these organizationths originate from county boards of mrdd and public schools and developmental centers,

Lee Terry

0:18:45 to 0:18:59( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: parkser and recreation departments, churches and parent and t community groups. for the past 40 years, these games have empow ered individuals with intellectualal disabilities to become

Lee Terry

0:18:59 to 0:19:10( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: physically fit and have fun while engaging i n sports training and competition. as was indicated by the e gentle man from california, and if i think the quote i again warrants stating that the gladiators

Lee Terry

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Lee Terry: of ancient romef in the special olympics, spthey pledged and these athletes in modern days in the speci dal olympi cs pledge to let me win but if i cannot win let me bebe brav e in the attempt.

Lee Terry

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

Lee Terry: on thi s 40th anniversary, we a congratulate these courageous athletes and wis h the program m many, many more years of s continued success. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker

Lee Terry

0:19:38 to 0:19:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio reserves his time. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: madam speaker, i ke reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Lee Terry

0:19:50 to 0:20:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: from california reserves his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. chabot: thank you. madam speaker, i'd like to yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from nebraska, mr. terry, who

Ellen O. Tauscher

0:20:01 to 0:20:10( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: is the author of this particular resolution -- excuse me -- as i indicated, he's a member of the powerful committee on energy and commerce. co the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from

Ellen O. Tauscher

0:20:01 to 0:21:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ellen O. Tauscher

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