Protester Karen Rose on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation of the Federal Building

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In this oral history interview, blind protester Karen Rose discusses her spur of the moment participation in the 504 Occupation. She recalls, "I never felt like I had too much of a voice, but I'm also not sure I had that much to say." She decided to join the occupation and enter the building after stopping by to see what the outside demonstrations were on the first day.

Locale
1970s; San Francisco Bay Area
Date
Spring 2014
Format
mp4
Publisher
Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
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582

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