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Braille Monitor

Vol. 52, No. 8                                                     August/September 2009

Barbara Pierce, editor
Daniel B. Frye, associate 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. 8                                                     August/September 2009

 

The 2009 March for Independence
A Photo Report
                                            Listen Now (MP3)

The 2009 Convention Roundup                            Listen Now (MP3)
by Daniel B. Frye

The Journey of Braille: From the Hands of the Creator To Earth Orbit                            Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

Presidential Report 2009                            Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

Awards Presented at the 2009 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind                            Listen Now (MP3)

The 2009 Bolotin Awards Presentation                            Listen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

Meet the 2009 Scholarship Class of the National Federation of the Blind                            Listen Now (MP3)

The Value of Decision                            Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

The Value of a Coin, of a Communication System, and of a Class of Human Beings                           Listen Now (MP3)
by Fredric K. Schroeder

From the Center of History:
Five Years into the Future of the NFB Jernigan Institute
                           Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark A. Riccobono

Dancing in the Rain                           Listen Now (MP3)
by Barbara Loos

A Call to Collective Action                           Listen Now (MP3)
by Sharon Maneki

The 2009 Resolutions of the National Federation of the Blind                           Listen Now (MP3)

Convention Miniatures                           Listen Now (MP3)

          Complete Braille Monitor

          Complete Braille Monitor (Download Zipped Word Version)

          Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

Copyright 2009 by the National Federation of the Blind