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Alternate title:Decade with the ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act : is it working?
Summary:During the 1980s, a new civil rights movement got underway-for people with disabilities. In this program, Larry Paradis, executive director of Disability Rights Advocates, speaks with NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels about the importance of litigation in pressuring companies and communities to comply with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. But are such legal actions actually undermining support for the ADA? Richard Baier, president of the Building Owners and Managers Association International, Congressman Mark Foley (R-FL); and others present their points of view.
Contributor:Michels, Spencer
Provider:Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States
Genre:Television news programs
Credits:Reporter, Spencer Michels.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Civil Rights, Discrimination
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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