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Congresswoman Titus Celebrates Oxi Day

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October 23, 2013 Greek American Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District today spoke on the House floor in celebration of Oxi Day. Below are her remarks: “Nearly 73 years ago, as countries across Europe were falling to Hitler’s forces, an emissary from Mussolini arrived in Athens to demand the Greeks surrender and allow Axis forces to occupy the country. “In response, the Greeks courage...

Titus Commemorates Greek Independence Day on the House Floor

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March 20, 2013 Today Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District commemorated Greek Independence Day on the House Floor. Below are her remarks: "Mr. Speaker, “I rise today as a proud member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus to recognize Greek Independence Day. “Let us honor this date in memory of beloved Andy Athens. “This holiday celebrates the 1821 victory in the Greek people’s strugg...