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Senate Proceeding on Sep 10th, 2009 :: 3:18:45 to 3:31:10
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Robert Byrd

3:18:41 to 3:19:01( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: to the life and well-being of america. we are thankful oh, i ask unanimous consent, mr. president, that my full statement be put in the record as if given. the presiding office without objection, so ordered. mr. byrd: mr. president? the presiding officer: the

Robert Byrd

3:18:45 to 3:31:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd

3:19:02 to 3:19:23( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: senator from west virginia. mr. byrd: mr. president, i thank the chair. mr. byrd: mr. president, on august 25, a towering figure

Robert Byrd

3:19:24 to 3:19:46( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: our national political landscape left us edward moore kennedy succumbed

Robert Byrd

3:19:47 to 3:20:08( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: to a malignant brain tumor after an 18-month battle for his life

Robert Byrd

3:20:09 to 3:20:30( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: as i look now at his desk draped with black cloth and covered with flowers, i still have difficulty believing he is gone.

Robert Byrd

3:20:31 to 3:20:54( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: my eboulant, irish-to-the-core friend has departed this life forever. how bleakly somber

Robert Byrd

3:20:58 to 3:21:18( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: final, how totally unlike ted kennedy in life ted kennedy in life was a force of nature, a

Robert Byrd

3:21:19 to 3:21:41( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: inquisitive, caring man who never accepted somberness for loclong or the finality -- or the finality of anything.

Robert Byrd

3:21:42 to 3:22:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: his energic adherence to perseverance, his plain determination, his ability to

Robert Byrd

3:22:03 to 3:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: rise from the ashes of whatever always with grace and usually with a liberal dose of humor. were his trademarks.

Robert Byrd

3:22:27 to 3:22:49( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: it was almost as if ted kennedy were at the top of his form when coping with adversity. life itself inspired him. he believed that l

Robert Byrd

3:22:50 to 3:23:12( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: contact sport but that it should never be played the game itself. and that is how he saw politics

Robert Byrd

3:23:13 to 3:23:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: as well. yet we were the oddest of odd couples.

Robert Byrd

3:23:34 to 3:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: he was the and storied family. i am a coal miner's son who had no bottom rungs in my ladder. in my early years, we, ted

Robert Byrd

3:24:01 to 3:24:22( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: kennedy and i, were rivals -- rivals. what ted kennedy and i discovered, somehow we had many

Robert Byrd

3:24:23 to 3:24:44( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: common: a love of history affection for poetry, a fondness for dogs, a commitment to the less fortunate in our society.

Robert Byrd

3:24:45 to 3:25:09( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: many will speak of ted's stunning career lasting impact on our culture, his no, ma'am daition o

Robert Byrd

3:25:10 to 3:25:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: scene through so by all means, let us never forget ted kennedy's this great and magnificent country.

Robert Byrd

3:25:34 to 3:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: it is largely unmatched but i shall especially cherish the personal side of this big man, with his infectious laugh,

Robert Byrd

3:25:56 to 3:26:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: his booming voice, his passion for the things that he cared about. i will rember the dog lover who brought sunny and splash to

Robert Byrd

3:26:18 to 3:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: my office to visit i'll never forget that i will recall a considerate friend who sent dozens of rose

Robert Byrd

3:26:41 to 3:27:04( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: mark my wedding anniversary on a special birthday. i special recitation of the midnight ride of paul revere.

Robert Byrd

3:27:07 to 3:27:29( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: by habit, i s look for ted kennedy whenever i enter this chamber. in a thousand ways

Robert Byrd

3:27:30 to 3:27:51( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: small, deeply missed. my heart goes out

Robert Byrd

3:27:52 to 3:28:12( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: steadfast wife, vicki, and to his wonderful fily his spirit surely lives on all of you.

Robert Byrd

3:28:13 to 3:28:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: not very book of poetry kennedy had given to me

Robert Byrd

3:28:34 to 3:28:54( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: of 1996. it bore this inscription -- quote -- "to bob, the master of our legislative poetry who has already left so many

Robert Byrd

3:28:55 to 3:29:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: extraordinary footprints on the sands of time." after that, ted had written

Robert Byrd

3:29:18 to 3:29:42( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: "see pag i close with a few stanzas from "a psalm of life" on page ted kennedy's gift to me.

Robert Byrd

3:29:46 to 3:30:09( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: "life is real, leaf i life is earnest and the thou art to dust thousan thou turnest, not great men all remind us we can

Robert Byrd

3:30:14 to 3:30:35( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: make our lives departing leave behind us footprints on the sands of footprints that perhaps another

Robert Byrd

3:30:36 to 3:31:00( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: sailing ore life's solemn a forlorn and brother, seeing again. let us, then, be up

Robert Byrd

3:31:03 to 3:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Byrd: with a heart still achieving, still pursuing,

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