Disability Series: Part 1

GUESTS: Paul Longmore Director, Institute on Disabilities, San Francisco State University Professor of History, San Francisco State University Judy Heumann Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitation Services John Callahan Cartoonist, his strip is entitled "No Witnesses" Author, Will the Real John Callahan Please Stand Up? [William-Morrow 1998] Robert Watson Executive Director, Dateable (a singles group for people who have disabilities) The United States has come a long way in overcoming a history of discrimination, fear and segregation of Americans with disabilities ... but old attitudes are still with us. In PART ONE of TOTN's six-part series on contemporary disability issues, guest host John Hockenberry looks at the culture of disability and the evolution of changing attitudes towards Americans with disabilities.



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