Disability Series: Part 2

GUESTS: Paul Longmore Professor of History, San Francisco State University Director, Institute on Disabilities, San Francisco State University John Kemp President and CEO, Very Special Arts, Washington D.C. Tony Coelho Authored the Americans with Disabilities Act Chairman, President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities The Americans with Disabilities Act has made great strides in bettering the lives of people with disabilities. Building accessibility has become a priority, jobs have opened up and educational opportunities are improving. But people with disabilities have the highest unemployment rate of any group and many continue to live in dehumanizing institutions. In PART TWO of TOTN's six-part series on contemporary disability issues, guest host John Hockenberry will look at the social and economic barriers confronting those with disabilities.



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