One-hour documentary tells the stories of three people with disabilities and their struggle for equal rights under the law. Symphony conductor James DePreist – who contracted polio in 1962, leaving both legs paralyzed – draws comparisons between racial barriers and the challenges faced by people with disabilities. Footage of his aunt, contralto Marian Anderson, singing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 is included.
The Access Video Fund
North America; United States of America
Special Collections and University Archives
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- Physical Description
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Maryland Public Television records
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Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:736451; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/46501; Filename: bcast-077553
This item is accessible by: the public.