The Braille Monitor

January 1985

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on talking-book discs by

The National Federation of the Blind
Dr. Kenneth Jernican, President

National Office
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


January 1985

 

SCHOLARSHIPS: BIGGER AND BETTER IN 1985 

DISCRIMINATION: SOMETIMES DRAMA AND SOMETIMES NOT 
by Kenneth Jernigan

COMMENTS ABOUT THE ROSE READER 

BRINGING CONFLICT INTO FOCUS 
by C. Edwin Vaughan

A QUESTION OF PERSPECTIVE, HANDOUTS, AND TELEPHONE RATES 

SO WHAT ABOUT INDEPENDENT TRAVEL 
by Stephen Benson

MICHAEL HINGSON WINS THE RIGHT TO PLEAD HIS CASE: NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY THE NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS 
by Marc Maurer

HERE IS HOW ONE LOCAL AFFILIATE DOES IT: TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO 

THE FEDERATION, THE HEALTH SPA, THE LEGISLATOR, AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL 
by Marc Maurer

DATELINE, TENNESSEE: RIGHTS OF BLIND VENDORS PROTECTED IN THE FACE OF FEDERAL THREAT
by James Gashel

TAKING IT TO TALK SHOWS
by Charles Biebl

ARE YOU A VICTIM 

NAME THAT THING 

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

Copyright, National Federation of the Blind, Inc., 1985