The Braille Monitor

Vol. 42, No. 1                                                                                January/February, 1999

Barbara Pierce, Editor


Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by
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MARC MAURER, PRESIDENT

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Contents

Vol. 42, No. 1                                                                January/February, 1999

In Memoriam

Eulogy
    by Marc Maurer

Kenneth Jernigan: the Monument and the Man
    by Marc Maurer

Kenneth Jernigan, 71, Advocate for the Blind
    by Richard Severo

The Jernigan Family Remembers
    by Mary Ellen Jernigan

My Brother, My Friend
    by Lloyd Jernigan

Marie Antoinette Cobb

 

The Early Years

Federation Leader Appointed Director of Iowa Commission for the Blind
    by Jacobus tenBroek

Profile of a Trailblazer
    by Anthony Mannino

 

Elected Officials Remember

President William Clinton

Senator Paul Sarbanes

Congressman Robert Ehrlich, Jr

Congressman Elijah Cummings

 

Public Officials Assess the Man

Suzanne Mitchell

Frank Kurt Cylke
   
Fredric K. Schroeder, Ph.D.

Voices from Around the World

Reflections on the Life of a Valued Friend and Colleague
    by Euclid J. Herie

Dr. Jernigan Will Always Be With Us
    by Pedro Zurita
   
Jonathan Mosen
   
Norbert Mueller
   
Allan Dodds
   
Sir John Wilson

Thailand Speaks
    by Pecharat Techavachara
   
Enrique Elissalde
   
Hans Cohn
   
Kua Cheng Hock
   
Colin Low



Friends in the Business Community Speak
   
Raymond Kurzweil, Ph.D.
   
David Pillischer
   


Private Organizations Speak

Jean Dyon Norris

Susan J. Spungin, Ed.D.

Tuck Tinsley, Ed.D.

Lawrence F. Campbell

Gerald M. Kass

 

Mass Mail Friends Say Thank You



The Students Speak
   
Jim Portillo
   
Jay Wolf
   
Mariyam Cementwala



Words from Colleagues Old and New
   
Peggy Elliott
   
A Hero Among Us
    by Michael Baillif
   
Convention Reflections
    by Stephen O. Benson
       
Thomas Bickford
       
Donald C. Capps

Dr. Kenneth Jernigan: My Teacher, My Mentor, My Friend
    by Nell Cardwell Carney

Of Grammar Lessons and Gold Tie Chains
    by Marsha Dye
   
Paul and Joan Flynn
   
Mary Ellen Gabias
   
James Gashel
   
Deborah Kendrick
   
Catherine Kudlick
   
Larry A. McKeever

Through the Hands of Such as These
    by James H. Omvig

Barbara Pierce

Ruth Hazel Staley
   
Making It Count
    by Barbara Walker

The Fifth Generation Remembers
    by Nicolas Stockton

 

Recipes

Prayer


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Copyrightę 1999 National Federation of the Blind

The Braille Monitor, January/February, 1999 Complete Issue