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House Proceeding on Oct 14th, 2009 :: 2:36:05 to 2:38:25
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Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:35:54 to 2:36:14( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from american samoa. mr. faleomavaega: i ask that all members have five legislative remarks and include extraneous material. mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of the resolution and yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:36:05 to 2:38:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:36:15 to 2:36:37( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: mr. faleomavaega: this recognizes the 140th anniversary of the birth of mahatma gandhi, one of the greatest political leaders, a devout spiritual hindu and a father of india's national movement. while much has been said about the great works of gandhi's life, it's important to know that without gandhi, the face of what's now the world's largest

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:36:38 to 2:37:00( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: democracy, india, and we would likely be far different. mahatma gandhi served as inspiration for a movement that ended the rule of the british rise and created a free and independent indian state. i might also add, mr. speaker, ended the rule of the british empire.

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:37:01 to 2:37:23( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: but mahatma gandhi inspired the american civil right it's movement that al-- hailed one of america's most social and political transformations. by advocating nonviolence, a radical new form of resistance, mahatma gandhi transformed the methods used around the world to protest oppression. gandhi developed a term meaning

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:37:24 to 2:37:44( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: vindication of truth. not by inflicting suffering on others but through nonviolent and patient self-suffering. he counseled human kind to hate the sin and love the sibber -- sinner and urged people everywhere to be the change you want to see in the world. the late reverend martin luther king jr. became the agent and instrument of that change here

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:37:45 to 2:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: the united states. in india, at a time when disrupt the independence movement, gandhi encouraged dialogue between muslims and hindu community leaders working to cool passions and put an end to religious-based though his life was cut short by

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega

2:38:07 to 2:38:25( Edit History Discussion )

Eni F. H. Faleomavaega: an assassin's bullet, his legacy is seen in the world, over 1.5 billion people who inhabit the free and inde of the indian subcontinent and by our own embrace of the principles of nonviolent political action, unity and religious tolerance within the united states.

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