National Braille Press Gala
The American Council of the Blind and ACB Radio would like to sincerely thank National Braille Press for allowing us to stream their gala which was held on Thursday November 12, 2015.
The event was enjoyed by many people around the worldas well as those who attended the event in person.
You can download and listen to the archive here.
ACB and ACB Radio Remember Ed Walker
Radio legend Ed Walker dies at 83, three hours after final broadcast
WASHINGTON - Radio pioneer Ed Walker, whose "Joy Boys" broadcasts with
Willard Scott dominated Washington's airwaves in the 1960s, has died at age
83, three hours after his final broadcast.
Walker, who was born blind, "died quietly in his sleep at 2 a.m." says Ken
Mellgren, Walker's longtime friend and former boss at WWRC.
"He was in no pain," Mellgren told WTOP.
Walker was recently diagnosed with cancer. Last week he recorded his final
broadcast of "The Big Broadcast" for WAMU from his hospital room. The final
installment was replayed Sunday evening.
In a tweet, WAMU said "We are very sad to announce our friend Ed Walker
passed away this morning, after listening to his final show with his
Here is an audio snipet of Ed Walker receiving the DKM award at the 42nd annual convention of the American Council of the Blind.
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