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The Shepherd and the symbol

Author: Dennis CokelyPatrick GraybillJanet WeinstockFreda NormanGilbert C EastmanAll authors
Publisher: Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, ©1993.
Series: When the mind hears, 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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This film examines the life and work of Jean Massieu. Describes Massieu's frustrated pleas to his father to be allowed to attend school, the kindness of a stranger that lead to his early education in Bordeau under the abbe Sicard and several dramatic examples of Massieu's decades-long friendship with and loyalty to the abbe Sicard. Jean Massieu was not only a friend and mentor of Laurent Clerc, but he was also "the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jean Massieu
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: 29404420
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 (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: When the mind hears, 2.
Other Titles: History of the deaf
When the mind hears,
Responsibility: Sign Media Inc.

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This film examines the life and work of Jean Massieu. Describes Massieu's frustrated pleas to his father to be allowed to attend school, the kindness of a stranger that lead to his early education in Bordeau under the abbe Sicard and several dramatic examples of Massieu's decades-long friendship with and loyalty to the abbe Sicard. Jean Massieu was not only a friend and mentor of Laurent Clerc, but he was also "the first deaf teacher ever and a symbol worldwide of what a deaf man could achieve through education."

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