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Fortune and misfortune

Author: Dennis CokelyPatrick GraybillJanet WeinstockFreda NormanGilbert C EastmanAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, ©1993.
Series: When the mind hears, 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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This film centers on events that lead to the founding of education for deaf students in the United States. Thomas Gallaudet, encouraged by Mason Cogswell to learn the European methods of educating deaf students, enrolls at Saint-Jacques. It is here that Gallaudet convinces Laurent Clerc to accompany him to Hartford to assist in founding a school for the deaf in the United States. "You will be a living proof that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: T H Gallaudet; Laurent Clerc; Mason Fitch Cogswell
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: 29408925
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 (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 text (537 p.)
Details: VHS.
Series Title: When the mind hears, 7.
Other Titles: History of the deaf
When the mind hears,
Responsibility: Sign Media Inc.

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This film centers on events that lead to the founding of education for deaf students in the United States. Thomas Gallaudet, encouraged by Mason Cogswell to learn the European methods of educating deaf students, enrolls at Saint-Jacques. It is here that Gallaudet convinces Laurent Clerc to accompany him to Hartford to assist in founding a school for the deaf in the United States. "You will be a living proof that what has been believed impossible--the education of those born deaf--is indeed possible."

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