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116 STAT. 3138 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—APR. 18, 2002 Whereas Lionel Hampton has opened doors for aspiring musicians throughout the world, many of whom have established themselves as giants in the world of jazz, including Cat Anderson, Terrance Blanchard, Clifford Brown, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Betty Carter, Ray Charles, Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Art Farmer, Carl Fontana, Aretha Franklin, Benny Golson, Al Grey, Slide Hampton, Joe Henderson, Quincy Jones, Bradford Marsalis, Wes Montgomery, James Moody, Fats Navarro, Joe Newman, Nicholas Payton, Benny Powell, Buddy Tate, Clark Terry, Stanley Turrentine, Dinah Washington, and Joe Williams, among others; Whereas Lionel Hampton has worked to perpetuate the art form of jazz by offering his talent, inspiration, and production acumen to the University of Idaho since 1983, and in 1985, when the University of Idaho named its school of music after him, Lionel Hampton became the first jazz musician to have both a music school and a jazz festival named in his honor; Whereas Lionel Hampton has received many national accolades, awards, and commemorations, including an American Jazz Masters Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kennedy Center Honors, and a National Medal of Arts; Whereas Lionel Hampton has received numerous awards and commendations by local and State governments and has received acknowledgment from hundreds of civic and performance groups; Whereas Lionel Hampton's legacy of inspiration, education, and excellence will be perpetuated by the development of the Lionel Hampton Center at the University of Idaho, a facility that combines the finest in performance, scholarship, and research; and Whereas Lionel Hampton has made a difference in many lives by inspiring so many who have now become jazz greats, by reinforcing the importance of education at all levels, and by showing the world a way of life where love and talent are shared without reservation: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Congress, on behalf of the American people, extends its birthday greetings and best wishes to Lionel Hampton on the occasion of his 94th birthday. Agreed to April 16, 2002. Apr. 18, 2002 PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER MEDAL OF VALOR— [H. Con. Res. 243] SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, TERRORIST ATTACKS Whereas on September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked and destroyed 4 civilian aircraft, crashing 2 of them into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third into the Pentagon, and a fourth in rural southwest Pennsylvania; Whereas thousands of innocent Americans and many foreign nationals were killed and injured as a result of these surprise terrorist attacks, including the passengers and crews of the 4 aircraft, workers in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency assistance personnel, and bystanders; Whereas hundreds of public safety officers were killed and injured as a result of these terrorist attacks because they immediately