Volume LVII September 2018 No. 3
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2018 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: ACB Applauds Senate for Advancing Marrakesh Treaty, by Kim Charlson
- Looking Back at St. Louis, and Ahead to Rochester, by Janet Dickelman
- St. Louis ACB’s Gateway to Success, by Ron Brooks, Susan Glass, Donna Brown, Paul Edwards, and Deb Cook Lewis
- Mini Mall News, by Carla Ruschival
- American Council of the Blind Announces Audio Description Awards
- Summary of the ACB Convention Board Meeting, by Deb Cook Lewis
- ACB Radio Holiday Auction: The Fun Begins, by Carla Ruschival
- New ACB Chapter for Members under 40, by Amanda Selm
- Affiliate News
- The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits You at Ski for Light International Week 2019
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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