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House Proceeding on Sep 27th, 2008 :: 0:22:03 to 0:25:46
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John Boozman

0:21:51 to 0:22:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: i am not going to let you be forgotten. and this congress is not going to let her be forgotten. because her life, her lifes a shining example of what all a our lives should be. and i want to

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:03 to 0:22:18( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: thank, again, all sides for making this happen. and with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: without objection the gentleman from tennessee reclaims his time. mr. duncan: mr. speaker, i

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:03 to 0:25:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John J. Jr.Duncan

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:18 to 0:22:28( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: didn't realize that wzee had any other speakers so i would like to either reclaim my time or request that the gentlelady from california yield some time to the gentleman from michigan, mr.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:28 to 0:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: ehlers. ms. richardson: no objection. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from tennessee reclaims his time. mr. duncan: thank mryou, meek. i then yield to the ranking member

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:43 to 0:22:54( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: of the house administration committee, my good friend, the gentleman from michigan, mr. ehlers, such time h as he may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan is recognized.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:22:54 to 0:23:07( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: mr. ehlers: i thank the gentleman for yielding and i thank you for the accommodation. a as soon as i discovered that this issue was before usss, i rushed to the floor so that i could participate

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:23:07 to 0:23:16( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: inin this discussion. i worked closely with mrs. millender-mcdonald for several years. when i was chair she was ranking member and when she became chair i was ranking member. the word that comes

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:23:16 to 0:23:28( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: to mind, the second i think about her, is he will against. she was a very he will again the person. and i mean that in a very positive sense. i'm not talking about he will against and dress,

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:23:28 to 0:23:39( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: he will against and bearing but through the core of had her being, she was an he will again the, wonderful human being -- an elegant, wonderful human being. we obviously had our differences now and

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:23:39 to 0:23:57( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: then, but we always worked through them. and what always struck me as something really wonderful about her and about our nation and to show how far we've come, that a sheer cropper's daughter

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:23:57 to 0:24:11( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: could become the chair of a major committee in the congress of the united states. that's amazing. it speaks very well of her. and the way she comported herself, the way she had taught herself,

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:24:11 to 0:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: the accomplishments that she had made during her life, just a very remarkable person in every way. the only regret i had was that she never shared with me her illness or the seriousness

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:24:20 to 0:24:34( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: of her illness. i believe she felt she had to carry that burden alone. and i would have been delighted and honored had she shared with me more of the details so that i could help her on this journey

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:24:34 to 0:24:46( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: toward death. and that i could have been on her sidesi praying with her and comforting her. but it's just a great delight to see this honor bestowed upon her. i certainly hope this is

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:24:46 to 0:24:57( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: an elegant highway that we're dedicating to her because it would be befitting of her and her accomplishments and above all her presence as a human being that this highway reflect her greatness,

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:24:57 to 0:25:10( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: her he will against the, her -- her elegance and her ability and her dedication to her people and this nation. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from tennessee reserves

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:25:10 to 0:25:46( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: the balance of his time or yield back? mr. duncan: we have no other speakers so i would yield back the balance of my time and urge all of my colleagues to support this very fitting and appropriate

Brad Miller

0:25:46 to 0:25:54( Edit History Discussion )

Brad Miller: tribute to a great lady, our friend, congresswoman juanita millender-mcdonald. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields bntack the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from california. ms. richardson: i

Brad Miller

0:25:46 to 0:31:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brad Miller

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