WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Rep. Howard Berman: "Tom Lantos was a distinguished and able Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, greatly admired by colleagues on both sides of the aisle. As a Holocaust survivor, Tom brought a unique moral perspective to his work, informed by his vast knowledge of world history. He was a true giant in advancing the cause of human rights around the world. Tom was a close friend, and I will miss him very much. My heart goes out to Annette, his daughters and all the members of his remarkable family."
SOURCE House Committee on Foreign Affairs