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1990 Feb. 14

Millett, Kate

Kate Millett: disease of the imagination the myth of mental illness 15

Burlington (Vt.) - Presentation by Kate Millett at the University of Vermont. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

White Light Communications Collection

1990 Mar. 13

Human Services Coalition demonstration 22

Montpelier (Vt.) - Demonstration at the Vermont Statehouse.

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1997

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss the importance of the Medicaid Community Attendant Services Act of 1997 (MI CASA), which ADAPT and other disability rights groups fought to get introduced to the House of Representatives. Some articles talk about the roadblocks that may be encountered in trying to get the bill passed.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 5 & 6 January/February/March

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss political activism such as a protest held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in January 1997 by the disability rights group Not Dead Yet, protests and demands for action by ADAPT, and criticism about the independent living movement moving away from the philosophy on which the movement was founded.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 8 no. 5 & 6 March/April

Rochester (N.Y.) - Double issue that features an investigative report about how the U. S. Department of Justice fails to enforce the ADA, with interviews conducted with attorney Sara Kaltenborn, who had recently retired from the DOJ at the time; Sharon Mistler, who had recently retired from the DOJ, Civil Rights Divison, Disability Rights Section; John Wodatch, Chief of the Disability Rights Division of the DOJ; and Liz... more

Lucy Gwin Papers

1996

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 7 no. 4 November/December

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles about disability politics, including the hierarchies that arise within the community between different types of disabilities, whether able-bodied people belong in the movement, and the 1996 Democratic convention.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1990

Carling, Paul J.

Paul Carling: interview with Paul Engels 28

Burlington (Vt.) - Carling is founder and director of the Center for Community Change International at University of Vermont. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

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1991

d'Amico, Barbara

Barbara d'Amico: interview with Michael Deacon 69

Burlington (Vt.) - Barbara d'Amico is a nurse, wife, and mother who received a series of electroconvulsive therapy against her will in the 1970s. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

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1990

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Judi Chamberlin: interview with Paul Engels On our own and beyond 51

Burlington (Vt.) - Interview with Judi Chamberlain, founder of the Mental Patients Liberation Front and organizer of the ex-patients' and psychiatric survivors' movements. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

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1992

Whitaker, Rick

Rick Whitaker: interview with Michael Deacon on conditional release 89

Burlington (Vt.) - Whitaker, an attorney with the Vermont Advocacy Network, is interviewed by Michael Deacon. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

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