The Braille Monitor

             Vol. 40, No. 7                                                                                                          July 1997

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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Contents


         Vol. 40, No. 7                                                                                        July 1997

Dr. Kenneth Jernigan Receives Honarary Degree

The Price of Cowardice: Missouri State Agency Denies Services to the Blind
by Barbara Pierce

Arizona -- Another Strong Braille Bill
by Bruce A. Gardner

Meet Kathie Mathis: a Fellow Federationist
by Deborah Kent Stein

Patent Dispute Threatens Prices of Braille Displays:
Alva Takes Aim at Everybody

Victory for Blind Students in Maryland

Taking a Stand at Rye Playland
by John Padilla

New Mexico Update

Internet Odyssey
by Peter and Mary Donahue

Forty Years a Federationist
by Thomas Bickford

Will Madness Never End?
by Bruce A. Gardner

The Power of Being Plugged In
by Gerald Moreno

K.U. Grad Has News for Doubters
by Heather Kirkwood

An Old Friend Is Honored: Our Fight Against Insurance Discrimination Remembered
by James H. Omvig

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

ISSN 0006-8829

Copyright 1997, The National Federation of the Blind


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