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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Judith Heumann (‘Crip Camp’)

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Judith Heumann (‘Crip Camp’)

Judith Heumann is to the disability rights movement what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was to the civil rights movement and Gloria Steinem is to the feminist movement — namely, a fearless trailblazer who has done nothing less than change the course of history for millions of people in America and around the world.

Indeed, Heumann, who has had to use a wheelchair since contracting polio when she was just 18 months old, has been fighting discrimination against herself and others with disabilities for more than 50 years. She sued to become the first wheelchair user ever to teach in a New York ...

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