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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 3:45:50 to 3:47:30
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Howard L. Berman

3:45:34 to 3:45:55( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: the clerk: house concurrent resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the ant arctic treaty. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from california, mr. bermanntlelady from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Howard L. Berman

3:45:50 to 3:47:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard L. Berman

Howard L. Berman

3:45:56 to 3:46:16( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. witht objection. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i rise in support of h.con.res 51, a resolution introduced by the gentleman from ohio, mr. tiberi, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the ant arctic treaty. -- ant arctic treaty.

Howard L. Berman

3:46:38 to 3:46:59( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: continue forever to be used exclusively for peaceful purposes and shall not become the scene or object of international discord. as a result of the treaty, the antarctic was the first space in which the international community fwred to preclude acts or activities to assert, support or deny a claim to territorial sovereignty.

Howard L. Berman

3:47:00 to 3:47:20( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: this exclusion led to the peaceful and scientific exploration of the continent without geopolitical competition. in celebration of the 5h anniversary, the smithsonian institution will host the antarctic treaty summit beeen november 30 and december 2 in washington. this gathering will raise awareness of the treaty's

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