The Braille Monitor

January 1986

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on talking-book discs by

The National Federation of the Blind
Dr. Kenneth Jernican, President

National Office
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Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


January 1986


PRESIDENT JERNIGAN SPEAKS TO THE AIRLINES

STILL MORE ON THE AIRLINES SAFETY HOAX

AN OLD DILEMMA WITH A NEW TWIST
by Ramona Walhof

OF DISCRIMINATION AND SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES

RICK SMITH BECOMES EAGLE SCOUT
by Kenneth Jernigan

SOCIAL SECURITY, SSI, AND MEDICARE FACTS FOR 1986
by James Gashel

THE RIGHT TO LITERACY
by Claudell Stocker

NONPROFIT POSTAGE RATES SAVED IN CONGRESS: THE FEDERATION LEADS THE BATTLE
by James Gashel

TO BE A PARENT

IS INDEPENDENCE WORTH $2.50?
by Fred J. Wurtzel

WHAT WAS THAT CLICKING AND CLACKING ANYWAY?
by Fred J. Wurtzel

SPEECH OUTPUT FOR THE IBM PERSONAL COMPUTER
by Curtis Chong

WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY I NFORMING THE COMMUNITY
by Ronald Greene

ON THE BARRICADES AT THE BUMPER CARS
by Mike George

PROCLAMATION

TALKING CLOCKS-WHERE ARE WE NOW?
by W. Harold Bleakley

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

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