When Billy Broke His Head . . . And Other Tales of Wonder

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When Billy Broke His Head . . . And Other Tales of Wonder

  • 1994 ----- color ----- 57 min ----- withdrawn -----
  • When Billy Golfus, an award-winning radio journalist, was brain damaged as a result of a motor scooter accident ten years ago, he became one of the 43 million Americans with disabilities--this country's largest and most invisible minority. In this irreverent, first-person road movie, Golfus, a sort of underground Charles Kuralt, goes on the road to meet people with disabilities around the country, and witness first hand the strength and anger that is forging a new civil rights movement. (Closed-Captioned)
  • Topics: (Community Life, Discrimination, Social Work: Human/Community Services, Sociology, Disability Studies)