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    Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace

    Roger DeRose and Andrew Houtenville talked about a new survey of Americans with disabilities, their ability to work, and the challenges they face in the workplace.

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    President Obama Welcomes Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama, Veterans Secretary McDonald, and Vice President Biden welcomed participants of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the White House. The cycling event aims…

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    Brain Mapping Panel

    Innovator and philanthropist Mick Ebeling talked about brain mapping science. He discussed his inspiration for starting the non-profit organization Not Impossible Labs and showed a…

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    Senator Harkin on Disabled Persons Treaty

    Senator Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) asked for adoption of an international disabled persons treaty. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) objected because…

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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 2

    Law and disabilities experts testified before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 

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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 1

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. He urged senators to ratify the treaty and pledged to work with lawmakers…

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    Rising Cost of Social Security Disability

    Panelists talked about the number of Americans claiming Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits, and the programs' financial solvency. In their…

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    Social Security Disability Insurance

    Tad DeHaven talked about the Cato Institute report “The Rising Costs of Social Security Disability Insurance,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Disabilities Treaty

    Emily Cadei was interviewed via Skype about the failure of the Senate vote on ratifying the United Nations disabilities treaty.

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    Senate Debate on United Nations Disabilities Treaty

    Senators debated a United Nations treaty on disabilities.

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    Book Discussion on Until Tuesday

    Luis Carlos Montalván talked about his book, Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. Mr. Montalván served in the U.S. Army for 17 years until he was…

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    Government 2.0 Expo

    Several interviews were shown from the GOV 2.0 Expo. Jeffrey Carr is the chief executive officer of Greylogic, a firm that investigates cyber-conflicts. He discussed how secure…

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    Presidential Remarks on Americans with Disabilities Act

    President Obama spoke about the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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    Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary, Looking Ahead

    To mark the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Senator Tom Harkin, a chief sponsor of the act, moderated two discussions. In this, the second…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary, Historical Perspective

    To mark the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Senator Tom Harkin, a chief sponsor of the act, moderated a discussion on the history of the disability…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Senator Tom Harkin talked about the 20th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. He also discussed the Democratic agenda to create jobs and responded to telephone calls and…

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    Q&A with Thom Hartmann

    Thom Hartmann, syndicated radio talk show host, has a radio program, now in its 6th year, airing live daily from noon-3pm in many markets including Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles,…

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    Book Discussion on A Different Life

    Quinn Bradlee talked about his book A Different Life: Growing Up Learning Disabled and Other Adventures (PublicAffairs; March 30, 2009). Topics included hisdevelopmental and learning…

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    Book Discussion on Spell Albuquerque

    Tennessee Reed talked about her book Spell Albuquerque: Memoir of a “Difficult” Student (AK Press; March 1, 2009). In the book she recounts being diagnosed at an early age with…

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    Housing Programs for the Disabled

    A hearing was held on H.R. 5772, the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2008. This bill seeks to increase the amount of affordable, supportive housing available for people…

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