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Senate Stories | Speech of Jesse Helms (R-NC), July 22, 1993

VIDEO: Senator Helms insisted that renewing the patent was not an effort “to refight battles long since lost, but to preserve the memory of courageous men who fought and died for the cause they believed in.”

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