The Braille Monitor

October 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


OCTOBER 1985

MORE ABOUT BRAILLE PRODUCERS AND THE NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE:
INSTABILITY IS THE WORD

by Kenneth Jernigan

BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE
by James C. Moynihan

PROGRESS IN FIGHTING INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE BLIND

SELF-RESPECTING BLIND ATHLETE REJECTS SECOND-CLASS SPORTS CLASSIFICATION
by Marc Maurer

FIND ORGANIZATION'S CHIEF CRITICIZES STATE PROGRAMS
by Paul Nyden

LATEST ATTACK UPON THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD PROGRAM:
THE THREATENING TREND CONTINUES

by James Gashel

THIS IS MY STORY
by Johnny Ott

MY EXPERIENCE AS A BROKER
by Jon Deden

SHENANIGANS CONTINUE IN IDAHO
by Marc Maurer

PROGRESS IN ALASKA
by James Omvig

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

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