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Bonus Episode: A Short History of Disability in the United States

Bonus Episode: A Short History of Disability in the United States

Update: 2020-08-13
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July 26th, 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. But the history of disability in the United States goes back much further. Historian Kim Nielsen tells us that disability has always been part of American life, from precolonial times to today. Our producer Rigoberto Hernandez talked with Nielsen about her book A Disability History of the United States.

 
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Bonus Episode: A Short History of Disability in the United States

Bonus Episode: A Short History of Disability in the United States