The Braille Monitor

Vol. 41, No. 5                                                                                May 1998

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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Table of Contents 


Opening of Two New NewslineŽ Sites
Reporters Look at Technology for the Blind
Microsoft Promotes Accessibility
by Curtis Chong
Deaf-Blind Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Continental Airlines
by Douglas Parker
A Sad Reminder
The Optacon: Past, Present, and Future
by Deborah Kent Stein
Raising the Bar: First Time at National Convention
by Dan Burke
Convention Extras
by Elizabeth Campbell
Equality Safari-Style
by Michael Baillif
DotsPlus
by John A. Gardner
The Hollow Nature of Political Correctness
by Noel Nightingale
Introducing Music Education Network for the Visually Impaired
by Richard Taesch
EEOC Charges Filed against Virginia's So-called Disability Rights Agency
by Charles Brown
National Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities
Recipes
Monitor Miniatures

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Copyright 1998, The National Federation of the Blind


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Posted May 4 , 1998