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House Proceeding on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 0:54:40 to 0:55:35
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Douglas Lamborn

0:54:36 to 0:54:56( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: movement. the park was transferred to the city of miami in 1979, which attempted to close it three years later citing the lack of operating funds. since then, dedicated community leaders have fought to not only keep the park open but also add it to the national register of historic places and establish a trust to with this resolution, sponsored by representate ros-lehtinen of florida, the house of representatives recognizes the

Douglas Lamborn

0:54:40 to 0:55:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

0:54:57 to 0:55:17( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: historic significance of the site and honors the african-americans struggle of equality there. i ask my colleagues to support the passage of this resolution and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from colorado. mr. lamborn: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore:

Douglas Lamborn

0:55:18 to 0:55:36( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: without objection. mr. lamborn: in the 1920's, virginia key beach, located about two miles south of miami, florida, became the area's public beach that was used primarily by african-americans. in 1945, dade county officials designated the beach as a segregated beach for the african-american community. today it is managed by the virginia key beach park trust and is owned by the city of

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