Volume XL November 2001 No. 5
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 2001 American Council of the Blind
Christopher Gray, President
Charles H. Crawford, Executive Director
Penny Reeder, Editor
Sharon Lovering, Editorial Assistant
Table of Contents
- Leading: Our Challenge and Our Choice, by Charles H. Crawford
- Can We Still Have Thanksgiving?, by Penny Reeder
- The Orchid Guy, by Billie Jean Keith
- Blind Man Walking Across State to Help Relief Effort
- Helen Keller Archives Lost in Terror Attack
- Assisting People with Disabilities in a Disaster
- ACB Getting Tough on Accessibility, by Christopher Gray
- Report on the Meeting of the ACB Board of Directors, by Winifred Downing
- Come on Down: We're Getting Ready for the 2002 Convention in Houston!, by Ed "Doc" Bradley
- How Can We Reduce the Overwhelming Unemployment Rate among People Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired?, by Darian Hartman
- 2001: A Technology Odyssey -- A Groundbreaking Event in the Field of Blindness, by Deborah Kendrick
- HotBraille: What Is It, and How Do Blind People Use the Service?, by Amy-Lynn Fischer
- Away We Go, Amtrak! Some Useful Travel Tips for Blind and Visually Impaired Folks, by Barbara Grill
- Bank of America Announces Plans to Install More Than 7,000 Talking ATMs Nationwide by 2005
- First Union National Bank Announces First Installation of Audio Assisted ATMs in Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina
- NIDRR Grant Awarded to an All-Star Team to Fund Research into Way-Finding Technology
- Here and There, by Billie Jean Keith
- Reflections on Homer Steele, by Ardis Bazyn
- ACB Charter Member, Marie M. Boring, Dies
- Tribute to Nelson Malbone, by Bud Keith
- High Tech Swap Shop
Due to an editing error, the name of the country which Paul Edwards visited was misspelled ("ACB Pre-Convention Board of Directors Meeting Highlights," September 2001). The country was Grenada.
In the same article, the Sutton nomination information was incorrect. Sutton was nominated for a seat on the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, not the Supreme Court.
The e-mail address listed for Abraham Nemeth in "Comments on Mathematical Aspects of the UEBC" (September 2001) was incorrect. The correct e-mail address is [email protected].
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