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Braille Monitor

Vol. 52, No. 3                                                     March 2009

Barbara Pierce, editor

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by

The National Federation of the Blind
Marc Maurer, president

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Contents


Vol. 52, No. 3                                                     March 2009

 

Detroit Site of 2009 NFB Convention                          Listen Now (MP3)

Lead Photo                              Listen Now (MP3)

The Monitor Moves Forward                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Barbara Pierce

Dream to Touch the Stars:
How to Get from Here to There
                             Listen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

At the Confluence of Arrogance and Tragedy: A Conversation with Ved Mehta                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Daniel B. Frye

The Keys Are in Your Hands                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Shawn Mayo

Unemployment Rates and Reasons: Dissing the Blind                              Listen Now (MP3)
by James S. Nyman

The Pitfalls of Political Correctness: Euphemisms Excoriated                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Kenneth Jernigan

People-First Language: An Unholy Crusade                              Listen Now (MP3)
by C. Edwin Vaughan

Opening the Book
An Academic’s Perspective on NFB’s Settlement with Google
                             Listen Now (MP3)
by Paul Harpur

Double Your Pleasure—Double Your Speed                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Jerry Whittle

Gigs, Shows, and Plays: Detroit Will Entertain Everyone This Summer                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Fred Wurtzel

Interview: Kurt Cylke on the National Library Service for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped
                                                                          Listen Now (MP3)
by Tom Yee

Tuning in to Sidetracks                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Christine Miller Ford

Convention Scholarships Available                              Listen Now (MP3)
by Allen Harris

Recipes                         Listen Now (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures                         Listen Now (MP3)

          Complete Braille Monitor

          Complete Braille Monitor (Download Zipped Word Version)

          Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

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