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Braille Monitor

Vol. 52, No. 1                                                     January 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. 1                                                     January 2009

 

Detroit Site of 2009 NFB Convention                          Listen Now (MP3)

Lead Photo                              Listen Now (MP3)

Why Bother about NAC,
Or What Can Abraham Lincoln Teach Us about the Subject?
                        Listen Now (MP3)
by Peggy Elliott

Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam, Circumspice                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Fred Wurtzel

Tips and Reminders for the Washington Seminar                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Barbara Pierce

Reflections on My Father                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Dutch tenBroek

Why Use the Word "Blind"?                         Listen Now (MP3)
by James H. Omvig

Making CAPTCHA More Accessible for the Blind                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Jonathan Lazar

A Case for Teaching Braille                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Brook Sexton

Ironing Things Out                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Mary Ellen Gabias

Converting Your TV from Analog to Digital                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Steve Waltke

Feel the Rush of the Wind                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Jeff Barr

Dan Bigley Honored as Alaskan of the Year                         Listen Now (MP3)

Report on Meet the Blind Month 2008                         Listen Now (MP3)
by Jerry L. Lazarus

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)

Copyright 2008 by the National Federation of the Blind