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March 7, 2013

Harkin Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Gallaudet University’s “Deaf President Now” Movement on WAMU’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)—sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee—today commemorated the 25th anniversary of Gallaudet University’s "Deaf President Now" movement on WAMU’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Harkin, who at the time served as Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on the Handicapped, sent a letter in support of the deaf community while the protests were ongoing in 1988.

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