FCC to Require More TV Audio Captioning

NPR's Larry Abramson reports that the Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to require television networks to provide more audio captioning for the blind. A very limited number of closed captioned programs for visually impaired viewers are currently broadcast on TV, mostly old movies.

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