The Braille Monitor

DECEMBER 1986

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

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

National Office
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230


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ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


DECEMBER 1986

CONVENTION BULLETIN

NORTH CAROLINA GIVES NAC THE BOOT

NAC THROWN OUT IN RHODE ISLAND

THE CHANGE
by Betty Pacelli

CHERYL MCCASLIN VICTIMIZED BY STEREOTYPED MISCONCEPTIONS DISCRIMINATION COMES TO THE LIBRARY

IF I HAD ONLY THOUGHT
by Gary Wunder

WE CANE, WE TAUGHT, WE CONQUERED
by Christine Roberts-Boone

REFLECTIONS ON INTEGRATION
by Fred Schroeder

GROWING UP WITH INDEPENDENCE: THE BLIND CHILD'S USE OF THE WHITE CANE
Dy Fred Schroeder

JUSTICE FOR JACKIE . . . NOW

ACB'S FAST-FOOD FIASCO: HERE'S THE LATEST CHAPTER
by James Gashe1

ANOTHER STEP TOWARD VICTORY IN THE RALEIGH WORKSHOP CASE

JOSEPH O'HARA FORCED OUT IN MISSOURI
by Kenneth Jernigan

CONGRESS PASSES AN AIRLINE BILL: DISCRIMINATION MAY BE COMING TO AN END
by Marc Maurer

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REFUSES TO ENFORCE THE LAW

OPENING UP A BAG
by Jane Crawford

ANNOUNCING THE 1986-87 NFB BRAILLE READING CONTEST FOR BLIND CHILDREN
by Barbara Cheadle

SPRING MERCHANTS CONFERENCE
by Ramona Walhof

BLIND PASTOR GIVES CHURCH VISION
by Dale James

VOICE-DIALER TELEPHONE
by Kenneth Jernigan

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

Copyright, National Federation of the Blind, Inc., 1986