The Braille Monitor

December 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


DECEMBER 1985

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

ISSUES AND TRENDS IN THE PRODUCTION AND USE OF BRAILLE

OF PROCESSING ALMONDS AND PRACTICING LAW

ANOTHER ARREST IN THE AIRLINES MADNESS

BLIND TAKE ON AIRLINES
SEATING POLICY SPARKS A FUROR

KICKBACKS IN THE VENDING PROGRAM
by Marc Maurer

A YEAR OF ACCOMPLISHMENT:
SHARON GOLD REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL FEDERATION
OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA

SHE DOESN'T HAVE TO TURN THE BURGERS
by Anthony Cobb

IDAHO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND LOSES BATTLE
by Marc Maurer

THE MINNEAPOLIS SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND AND NAC SIX YEARS LATER:
WHO WON THE PROXY WAR

by Joyce Scanlan

NFB MUSIC COMMITTEE REACHES OUT

STATE VOWS TO ENFORCE INSURANCE LAW FOR BLIND
by Joe Kennedy

THE SHOESHINE, BLINDNESS, AND THE NFB
by Marc Maurer

RECIPE

MONITOR MINIATURES

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