Volume LIX November 2020 No. 5
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2020 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- In Memoriam: Charles H. “Charlie” Crawford, Aug. 28, 1947-Sept. 11, 2020
- Readers’ Remembrances of Charlie Crawford
- President’s Message: Core Values Are the Foundation of Our Organization, by Dan Spoone
- Plans for 2021 ACB Convention Under Way, by Janet Dickelman
- Revision to DKM First-Timers’ Guidelines, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- MMS, Past, Present and Future, by Jean Mann
- How to Include Everyone in Your Affiliate, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
- Honesty, Integrity and Respect: A Question of Quality, by Arturo Espinoza
- Lies Are Always Bad? That’s Not True, by Larry P. Johnson
- Affiliate News
- Summary of 2020 Resolutions
- Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Fairness Hearing
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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