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A Dangerous incursion

Author: Dennis CokelyPatrick GraybillJanet WeinstockFreda NormanGilbert C EastmanAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, ©1993.
Series: When the mind hears, 10.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Describes attempts to eradicate and eliminate the language and society of the deaf that had been nurtured at the American Asylum in Hartford. Horace Mann and Samuel Gridley Howe, self-proclaimed social reformers, squandered time, effort and money on the surface appearance of oral language rather than on the true bedrock of intellectual development. "Powerful hearing people want to replace our language, to educate us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Horace Mann; S G Howe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Cokely; Patrick Graybill; Janet Weinstock; Freda Norman; Gilbert C Eastman; Laurent Clerc; Harlan L Lane; Sign Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 29410309
Notes: Signed with voices for the hearing.
Based on Harlan Lane's book, "When the mind hears."
Subtitle on container: A history of the deaf.
"Series told from the vantage point of Laurent Clerc"--Cassette container.
Credits: Director, Dennis Cokely.
Performer(s): Studio host, Gilbert Eastman ; narrators, Patrick Graybill, Janet Weinstock, Freda Norman.
Description: 1 videocassette (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 text (537 p.)
Details: VHS.
Series Title: When the mind hears, 10.
Other Titles: History of the deaf
When the mind hears,
Responsibility: Sign Media Inc.

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Describes attempts to eradicate and eliminate the language and society of the deaf that had been nurtured at the American Asylum in Hartford. Horace Mann and Samuel Gridley Howe, self-proclaimed social reformers, squandered time, effort and money on the surface appearance of oral language rather than on the true bedrock of intellectual development. "Powerful hearing people want to replace our language, to educate us in a foreign tongue, to disperse our gatherings, to ban our marriages."

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