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House Proceeding on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 1:19:35 to 1:22:20
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Diane E. Watson

1:19:16 to 1:19:37( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: today in support of h.r. 2760, a bill which i introduced to designate a post office in my district as the johnny grant hollywood post office building. johnny grant and hollywood are synonymous. as tinsel town's honorary mayor, he was one of the

Diane E. Watson

1:19:35 to 1:22:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Diane E. Watson

1:19:38 to 1:19:58( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: community's most enthusiastic supporters for more than 20 years. he served as chairman of the walk of fame selection committee and the hollywood historic trust. he not only created what was to become part of hollywood's history but had en a long-time supporter for

Diane E. Watson

1:19:59 to 1:20:19( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: preserving cinema city's past. johnny grant was also a big supporter of public diplomacy. over the memorial day recess period, i took 30 films donated by johnny grant before he passed away to south africa and konated them to the rosa parks

Diane E. Watson

1:20:20 to 1:20:41( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: library and information center at the u.s. embassy. the films will be accessible to the public and will be used to promote the united states moral values, principles and culture. grant was a retired major general in the california state military reserve. he was sought out to advise the

Diane E. Watson

1:20:42 to 1:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: guard in his areas of expertise, morale, public affairs, recruiting and special events. though retired, he continued to be recalled by california's general for special duties. in 1982, the state of

Diane E. Watson

1:21:03 to 1:21:23( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: california showed their appreciation for johnny grant's 30th year of service by awarding him the order of california, the state's highest honor. the governor in an unprecedented act awarded

Diane E. Watson

1:21:24 to 1:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: johnny grant a second order of california at the state capitol in 1990. general grant was also the recipient of the national guard's medal of merit. in june of 1999, retired major general johnny grant was recalled to temporary active

Diane E. Watson

1:21:45 to 1:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: duty to promote and produce events saluting the california national guard on its 150th birthday. mr. speaker, thank you for the time, and i urge my colleagues to support this bill and to honor johnny grant for a lifetime of public service. and i just want you to know

Diane E. Watson

1:22:07 to 1:22:22( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: before his sudden death, he had completed 60 trips to entertain our troops, more than any other celebrity who has gone overseas and around the country. so we honor him also for that.

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