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House Proceeding on Oct 28th, 2009 :: 1:45:55 to 1:46:55
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James Jordan

1:45:51 to 1:46:11( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: begin the war that ended slavery. . let u recognize the role john brown played in the history of our civil rights movement. i ask my colleagues to join myself and the lead sponsor of this measure in supporting this legislation and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

James Jordan

1:45:55 to 1:46:55( Edit History Discussion )
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James Jordan

1:46:12 to 1:46:33( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. jordan: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. support of h.res. 568, recognizing the 150th anniversary of john brown's raid on harpers ferry, west virginia. i'll be brief because i want to save the bulk of our time for mrs. capito who is the sponsor

James Jordan

1:46:34 to 1:46:55( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: of this bill. one paragraph. john brown's life should remind us all that freedom is priceless. he did what he saw necessary to combat an evil, the enslavement of human beings. although it did cost him his life, the memory of harpers ferry is necessary to

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