[Radio-announce] Listen to National Braille Press' Million Laughs for Literacy Gala ACB Radio Live Event TONIGHT at 6:45 PM Eastern

Rick E. Morin rick.morin at comcast.net
Fri Oct 28 06:46:04 CEST 2016


If you cannot attend tonight's National Braille Press Million Laughs for
Literacy Gala, you can listen to it live on ACB Radio beginning at 6:45 PM
Eastern hosted by Rick Morin and NBP's own Chris Devin.

The Gala will feature:

Special Guest Speaker, Haben Girma 

An internationally acclaimed accessibility leader, Haben Girma has earned
recognition as a White House "Champion of Change", Forbes 30 under 30
leader, and BBC Women of Africa Hero. The first Deafblind person to graduate
from Harvard Law School, Haben champions equal access to information for
people with disabilities. She has been honored by President Barack Obama,
President Bill Clinton, and many others. 

Celebrating legendary visionaries in the accessibility field and our 
2016 Hands On! Awardees o

Joe Sullivan and Deane Blazie

 

Joe Sullivan is the president of Duxbury Systems and the chief architect of
the original Duxbury Braille Translator software-the premier platform that
transcribes the printed word to braille. Joe's work is the foundation for
how NBP has been producing braille materials since the 1970s. 

Deane Blazie revolutionized Braille technology with the creation of the
Braille 'n Speak with his firm Blazie Engineering. Deane has been an eminent
force in the development of NBP's own braille notetaker, the B2G, launched
this year.

Throughout the Gala, the broadcast will feature interviews Of Brian Mac
Donald, Haban Girma, Deane Blazie and others.

Featuring comedian Jack Gallagher 

Jack is a legendary stand-up comedian and his work on network television
includes his own ABC sitcom Bringing up Jack as well as a recurring role on
the HBO Original Series Curb Your Enthusiasm. A favorite of talk/variety
show hosts and audiences, over the years, Jack has made numerous appearances
on The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno as well as Late
Night with Conan O'Brien.

 

How to listen to the Gala LIVE on ACB Radio:

1.  Go to  <http://www.acbradio.org/live> http://www.acbradio.org/live to
access the stream via your computer 

2.  Go to  <http://www.acbradio.org/victor> http://www.acbradio.org/victor
for instructions on how to access via your Victor Reader Stream 

3.  Download the ACB Link app from the App Store for your iOS device. Select
the Radio tab, then ACB Radio Streams, and then ACB Radio Live Event. 

You can listen to ACB Radio with an ordinary telephone. Call 605-475-8130,
and then select Option 6.

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