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Congress / Trans. and Handicapped #507829

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1980
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(Studio) Congress reported considering legislature aimed at reducing amount transportation systems required to spend to make facilities accessible to the handicapped.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Richard Heddinger's ability to use Washington, DC mass transit system due to its accomodations for handicapped outlined; films shown. [HEDDINGER - comments.] Fins. and related problems involved in adapting transit systems for handicapped outlined on screen. [Chicago Transit Authority spokesperson Joby BERMAN - comments.] [Center for Independent Living spokesperson Kitty CONE - comments.] Success of efforts by Cone and others noted being tested in House later in week
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

Chancellor, John;
O'Neil, Roger

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