ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1977
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(Studio) Org. of handicapped persons says discrimination has been practiced against them and some picket 11 Department of Health, Education and Welfare offices across nation In DC, pickets confront Secretary Joseph Califano.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Congress has voted intent to prohibit discrimination Ford administration studied and drew up regulations, but didn't sign them. Group demands explanation from Califano why he hasn't signed them. [CALIFANO - wants to be sure he understands regulations.] 1 problem is definition of handicapped person. [American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities spokesperson Eunice FIORITO - says it means handicapped aren't to get civil rights.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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