Lives worth living : the great fight for disability rights

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  • Presents an overview of the disability rights movement in the United States, focusing on the story of Fred Fay, a man who had survived spinal cord injury when he was 16.


  • Subtitle from disc label.
  • Originally broadcast as a special documentary on the PBS television program, Independent Lens, in 2011.
  • Special features: Fred Fay's accident; The romance of Fred Fay and Trish Irons; trailer.
  • DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
  • In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional audio description for the visually handicapped.


  • The movement forms -- Widespread abuses -- Independent living -- Rehabilitation Act of 1973 -- Fight for 504 -- New leaders emerge -- Drafting the ADA -- Crawl up & rotunda -- Signing the ADA
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