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White House Summit on International Development: Sustaining the New Era

Video Introduction to Plenary Two

Male Voice-Over on Video: American share a belief that to whom much is given much is required.  Through this conviction, the U.S. has delivered unprecedented aid to developing nations, linking resources with the expectation of results.

Second Male Voice-Over on Video: It's part of what we are as a country, and it's part of our heritage.  The Declaration says all of us have the right to be governed by consent of the governed, and so we believe democracy is important just as a matter of human rights.

Male Voice-Over on Video: President Bush's Principle-based policies are advancing the health and prosperity of developing nations that respect the rights of all citizens and build representative governments.  This accountability-based approach is delivering help and hope around the world.