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Independent Lens | Scaling the Capitol Steps for Disability Rights | PBS

Duration: 02:59
Program: Independent Lens #1303
Broadcast Date: Oct. 27, 2011

In 1990, Disability Rights activists organized on the Capitol steps to force Congress to recognize their civil rights. While some lawmakers declared it an embarrassment to see people crawling up the steps, others considered it a powerful and passionate call for the passage of a civil rights act for the disabled.

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Post Date: September 19, 2011