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House Proceeding on Sep 22nd, 2009 :: 0:02:05 to 0:03:50
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James P. McGovern

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James P. McGovern: circumvent politicians and using the medium of music, speak directly to young people and encourage them to think in fresh ways. the change -- to change their way of thinking and leave behind the old way of pitics, hatreds and have locked too many people into violence, poverty and dispair, dividing

James P. McGovern

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James P. McGovern

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James P. McGovern: them from one another. it's an attempt to break down barriers and ask people to join in common purpose. both the united states and cuban governments helped facilitate the concert. including providing juanez and his company of 15 international and cuban artists full control over message and staging. the departments of state,

James P. McGovern

0:02:32 to 0:02:53( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: treasury and commerce and especially secretary of state hillary clinton ought to be commended for providing in record time the various licenses and authorities required for u.s. micians, technicians, musical and production equipment to travel and enter cuba. this is the second peace without borders concert organized by juanez in what he

James P. McGovern

0:02:54 to 0:03:14( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: hopes will be a series of concerts in the atmosphere in places where people, if not -- in the hemisphere in places where people, if not politicses will be open to a message of change and young people. the first such concert took place last year on the peace bridge on the border of colombia and venezuela when military tensions escalated

James P. McGovern

0:03:15 to 0:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: between the two countries. i applaud juanez and all of the participating artists for their courage, their vision and commitment to workintogether to communicateirectly to the cuban people through the language of music. more than just a rock concert, this massive cultural event in havana was a moving and emotional testament, even to

James P. McGovern

0:03:36 to 0:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: many of its critics about the power of the human spirit to reach across barriers during times of tension and opportunity. the ripples and waves created by this concert are just beginning to be felt in cuba, the united states and throughout the hemisphere.

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