Joel and Esther in the State Reception Room
Joel and Esther take a moment to pose while setting up the audio description
The program begins--Marlee Matlin with interpreter voicing
Obama addresses the crowd of 600
Obama greets well-wishers
Obama with Yoshiko Dart, widow of access advocate Justin Dart, "father of the ADA"
And the President holds a lengthy discussion with yours truly on the fine points of audio description!
Joel and da man ...
Marlee Matlin and me
Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA), sponsor of HR 3101, and me--the bill passed overwhelmedly in the House on the anniversary day. Once made into law, the bill will mandate audio description on broadcast television.
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), sponsor of the Senate version of "HR 3101", and me