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House Proceeding on Oct 28th, 2009 :: 1:30:15 to 1:31:35
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David Loebsack

1:30:02 to 1:30:23( Edit History Discussion )

David Loebsack: support for house resolution 790. thousands of atomic energy employees, including thousands of workers at the iowa army ammunition plant in my district labored in hazardous conditions at the nuclear weapons facilities. in the end, many of these workers sacrificed their health for the security of our nation.

David Loebsack

1:30:15 to 1:31:35( Edit History Discussion )
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David Loebsack

1:30:24 to 1:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

David Loebsack: working with asbestos, uranium and radiation without knowing the impacts these materials would later have on their health. but for far too long, their service and sacrifice have not been properly honored. they are truly the unheralded heroes of the cold war. that will begin to change on october 30 happily.

David Loebsack

1:30:46 to 1:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

David Loebsack: october 30, which marks the first national day of remembrance for our country's nuclear workers. on this day our country will pause to pay tribute to our cold war heroes, many of whom have paid a high price for their service. the resolution that we are considering today urges all americans to recognize the men and women who have served our

David Loebsack

1:31:07 to 1:31:29( Edit History Discussion )

David Loebsack: country selflessly and with great dedication in its nuclear facilities. i have had the distinct honor of meeting some of the iowans who worked on line one of the burlington atomic commission plant. these are the workers who assembled, disasembinged, modified and tested weapons in iowa between 1949 and 1975.

David Loebsack

1:31:30 to 1:31:37( Edit History Discussion )

David Loebsack: they are true patriots and their service was critical to our country's security throughout the uncertain decades of the cold war.

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