The Braille Monitor

August-September 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


AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1985

CONVENTION 1985

PRESIDENTIAL REPORT
by Kenneth Jernigan

BLINDNESS: THE PATTERN OF FREEDOM
by Kenneth Jernigan

STRIP-SEARCHED IN THE NAME OF SAFETY AIRLINE MADNESS

A PILOT SPEAKS

THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE
by Peggy Pinder

AIR TRAVEL AND THE BLIND
by Marc Maurer

AIR TRAVEL AND THE BLIND: SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND PUBLIC POLICY

OF AIRLINES, KOWTOWING, AND BRAILLE BROCHURES

CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE AIRLINES: WHIM, ABUSE, AND INSANITY

GREETINGS
by Gerald M. Kass

SCHOLARSHIPS 1985

WHISTLING IN THE DARK
A LETTER TO PAUL HARVEY

by Jalil Mortazavi

RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD RUMBLINGS NCSAB THREATENS TO ACT

MISSOURI AND THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD ACT: A REVIEW

PHILOSOPHY MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
by Fred Wurtzel

TYPICAL

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

RESOLUTIONS

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