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House Proceeding on Dec 6th, 2006 :: 3:57:50 to 4:05:03
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ed bradley covered the carter campaign in 1976, covered the democratic and republican national convention. bradley became the first african-american white house correspondent. in 1981 bradley joined

Steven C. LaTourette

3:57:50 to 3:58:16( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: "60 minutes"s a an onair correspondent and remained with them for 36 years. he was the only television journalist granted an interview for timothy mcveigh which earned him another emmy award.

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Speech By: Steven C. LaTourette

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Steven C. LaTourette: he received numerous awards including 20 emmy awards, excellence in the media award, 2006 paul white award, 2003 robert f. kennedy journalism award, 1995 and lifetime achievement award from the

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3:58:26 to 3:59:06( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: national association for black journalists in 2005. in addition to valuable contribution to journalism, bradley's spurred change with his reporting on aids in africa. death by denial, which helped

Steven C. LaTourette

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Steven C. LaTourette: influence drug companies to discounting and donating aids drugs to africa. he is survived by his wife patricia blanchert. he will be missed in the city of philadelphia, and we any city of philadelphia

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Steven C. LaTourette: are proud to have him and call him our own. thank you, mr. chairman, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from illinois. mr. davis:

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4:02:51 to 4:03:02( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: thank you, mr. speaker. now it's my pleasure to yield two minutes to the gentlelady from the district of columbia district of columbia, delegate elnor holmes norton. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady

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Steven C. LaTourette: is recognized for two minutes. ms. norton: i want to thank you for bringing this resolution forward before this congress -- before this 109th congress ends. ed bradley was much honored by

Steven C. LaTourette

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Steven C. LaTourette: his peers and that's the best honor always to receive, those who judge harshest and judge best. it is very appropriate that ed bradley would be honored here in the halls of the congress

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4:03:31 to 4:03:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: of the united states. perhaps he was destined to be honored in any case because he was a pioneer, a first of his kind. we are still in the era where the blacks are first coming forward and

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Steven C. LaTourette: we honor them for piercing the iron veil of race. but we honor ed bradley in this chamber today as a leader of his profession. indeed we honor ed bradley because he became in his profession

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Steven C. LaTourette: an admired american figure. that is very hard to do in the field of journalism today. journalism is almost down there with members of congress, but there are journalists who are universally

Steven C. LaTourette

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Steven C. LaTourette: admired and ed bradley was one of those journalists. he was in perhaps the most difficult aspect of journalism, at least that for which he became best known and that was investigate

Steven C. LaTourette

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Steven C. LaTourette: -- investigative journalism. and he was on the best journalism program "60 minutes." what ed bradley did is really difficult to do. you have to be fair, but you got to ask very hard, uncomfortable

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Steven C. LaTourette: questions. somehow he was able to do that without having people dislike him. could i have an additional two minutes? mr. davis: an additional two minutes to the gentlelady. ms. norton: without

Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Eleanor Holmes Norton: having the television audience believe he overreached. here's a man who began as an elementary school teacher and went to the top of the journalism profession when blacks were not supposed

Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

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