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Memorial honoring Lantos set for Thursday in DC

By Josh Richman
Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 at 8:12 am in General, Tom Lantos.

Here’s the program for the service scheduled for 10 a.m. EST tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 14, in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall:

Prelude: The United States Army Band String Quartet

Welcome: grandson Tomicah Tilleman

Reading: Rabbi Arthur Schneier

Tributes:
Mrs. Annette Lantos
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco
daugher Annette Tillemann-Dick

Musical Selection: granddaughter Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

Tributes:
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni
daughter Katrina Swett
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon
U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del.
Rep. Christopher Shays, D-Conn.
musician and human rights activist Bono
granddaughter Chelsea Hedquist
grandson Tomicah Tillemann
Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel

Benediction: Rabbi Arthur Schneier

UPDATE AT 9 P.M. WEDNESDAY: Watch the ceremony streaming live on the Internet, starting at 7 a.m. PDT Thursday, at www.foreignaffairs.house.gov

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