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Senate Proceeding on Sep 11th, 2008 :: 0:09:27 to 0:12:11
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Jeff Sessions

0:00:00 to 0:09:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

0:09:16 to 0:09:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: back on the attacks of seven years ago. but let's be sure to do more than recount the images and the sounds and the scfertions that define our own personal experience of september 11. let's also remember

Sherrod Brown

0:09:27 to 0:09:31( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: and honor the heroic responders, the innocent victims and the people left behind. i yield the floor. the presiding officer: the assistant majority leader. mr. durbin: mr. president, this morning seven years

Sherrod Brown

0:09:27 to 0:12:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown

0:09:31 to 0:09:46( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: to the minute since the terrorist attack on our nation, i attended the inauguration and dedication of the pentagon memorial. there have been countless personal memorialsver the years. the pentagon

Sherrod Brown

0:09:46 to 0:10:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: memorial is america america's first national memorial to those who died on that heartbreaking day. it is a beautiful, peaceful patch of land on the very spot where american airlines flight 7 77 smashed

Sherrod Brown

0:10:00 to 0:10:14( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: into the west wall of the pentagon. in that quiet place are 184 stainless steel benches. one bench for each of the 184 innocent victims who died in the pentagon and on that plane that struck seven

Sherrod Brown

0:10:14 to 0:10:28( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: years ago today. thousands of people people were at that sir money this morning marking the dedication and opening of the pentagon memorial. they of course included the president and vrntion the

Sherrod Brown

0:10:28 to 0:10:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: cap net, the leaders in congress, top military leaders, scores of members of congress, along with the survivors of the pentagon attack and rescue workers who were the true heroes of the day. most poignantly

Sherrod Brown

0:10:42 to 0:10:50( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: we were joined by hundreds of husbands and wives, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, friends of the loved ones who perished at the pentagon. while 9/11 comes once a year, for 9/11 families, every day brings

Sherrod Brown

0:10:50 to 0:11:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: painful reminders of what and who they've lost. their pain is still hrt heartbreaking. it was the families of the pentagon victims who spearheaded the effort to create the pentagon memorial. we all hope

Sherrod Brown

0:11:01 to 0:11:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: that they can find some measure of peace and comfort in their fine work in the creation of this memorial. yesterday afternoon, mr. president, i had a chance to visit m.i.a. in my office with a man

Sherrod Brown

0:11:12 to 0:11:25( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: -- in my office with a man with a small company near chicago, illinois, who worked for over a year to finish and polish the 184 stainless steel benches that make up the pentagon memorial. he lives and works

Sherrod Brown

0:11:25 to 0:11:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: in elk grove village in arlington heights and his name is abe useff. he came to america 29 years ago from iraq. abs beautiful wife angela moved to america 27 years ago, also from iraq. the 23 employees

Sherrod Brown

0:11:35 to 0:11:48( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: of their little company are -- many of them are immigrants, too, from mexico, bosnia, and many other countries countries. for more than a year, they have worked for this day, the day when there would

Sherrod Brown

0:11:48 to 0:12:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: be an official opening of this pentagon memorial. their job was to take these raw metal benches and polish them, 184 of these benches, to polish them as smooth as glass. abe calculated for me the amount

Sherrod Brown

0:12:00 to 0:12:11( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: of time he and his employees put into this work. nearly 17,000 hours grinding and polish of these stainless steel benches, transforming them into perfectly uniform, flawlsly smooth memorials. they hoped,

Richard Durbin

0:12:11 to 0:12:17( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Durbin: abe and his workers, that by making each bench perfect, they might be able to give something back to a country that has given them so much. they hope that the calm, clear lines of their work might

Richard Durbin

0:12:11 to 0:21:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Durbin

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