THE BRAILLE MONITOR

Vol. 42, No. 10 December, 1999
Barbara Pierce, Editor

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

MARC MAURER, PRESIDENT

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Contents

NFB Sues AOL
by Barbara Pierce

Convention Bulletin 2000

Department of Veterans Affairs Debars Maxi-Aids
by Barbara Pierce

Not with a Bang, But a Giggle:
NAC Takes Leave of the Century
by Peggy Elliott

Talking Sense about the ADA

Sight Unseen: A Review
by Catherine Kudlick, Ph.D.

The Adventures of Curious Chris
by Christopher A. Weaver

To Climb Every Mountain: The Blind Climber
Planning to Stand on Top of the World
by Erik Weihenmayer

Distinguished Educator of
Blind Children Award for 2000
by Sharon Maneki

The 2000 Blind Educator of the Year Award
by Stephen O. Benson

She Battles for Her Dream of a Blind-friendly Web
by Blair Anthony Robertson

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2000
by James Gashel

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

Copyrightę National Federation of the Blind, 1999

    Braille Monitor December 1999, Complete Issue

        

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November 11 was NEWSLINE« Night at the National Center for the Blind.  More than three hundred people gathered first in the dining room for hors d'ouvres and a silent auction.

Five of Baltimore's best restaurants sent their chefs to prepare and serve samples of their cuisine to NEWSLINE« guests on the Center's new Skydeck. A temporary canopy and transparent curtains were erected to keep out the November breezes, and propane heaters provided warmth.

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Andy Levy, senior partner in a prominent Baltimore law firm,and his wife Sandy travel through Black Cabinet Hall on their way to the Skydeck for dinner.

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Senator Paul Sarbanes of Maryland addresses the NEWSLINE«

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Keynote speaker Katharine Graham, Publisher of the Washington Post, and Honorary NEWSLINE« Night Chairman Congressional Elijah Cummings stand together.

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President Maurer presents an award to Michael Waller, Publisher of the Baltimore Sun.

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President Maurer presents an award to
Tom Curley, Publisher of
USA Today.

E-mail address:
epc@roudley.com
Edited December31, 1999