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Attorney, national policy advocate, and spokesperson for disability rights organizations, 1976-1990s : oral history transcript / 2000.
BANC MSS 2001/48 c; Motion Picture 930 D; Phonotape 3106 C:1-12
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Title:

Attorney, national policy advocate, and spokesperson for disability rights organizations, 1976-1990s : oral history transcript / 2000
Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Kaplan, Deborah, 1950 January 17-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bonney, Sharon, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Youth in Massachusetts, undergraduate study at UC Santa Cruz; disabling accident, 1972; law studies at Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley, 1973-1976; work with the Center for Independent Living, Disability Law Resource Center, Disabled Women's Support Group, 1974-1976; establishing the Disability Rights Center, Washington, D.C., 1976; work at the Public Interest Law Center, Philadelphia, 1978; marriage to Ralf Hotchkiss, adoption of son Desmond, discussion of parenthood, life with a disability, aging; attorney for the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, 1980-1985; employment discrimination, developmental disability issues; World Institute on Disability, 1986-1996, executive director since 1997: work on disability access to emerging technologies, the Telecommunications Act of 1996; reflections on Ed Roberts and other disability movement leaders.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Center for Independent Living. -- Disability Law Resource Center.
Disability Rights Center (U.S.)
World Institute on Disability.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.
People with disabilities -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States
People with disabilities -- Political activity -- United States
Parents with disabilities

Note:

Deborah Kaplan ; an interview conducted by Sharon Bonney in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Disability rights and independent living movement oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3106 C:1-12.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xxi, 178 p.) : port. ; 29 cm.
12 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1295
BANC MSS 2001/48 c
Motion Picture 930 D
Phonotape 3106 C:1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1295