The History And Impact Of The ADA



The Americans with Disabilities Act, designed to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities, is turning 30 years old. The civil rights law has impacted millions, but getting it passed wasn’t easy.

We dive into the history of the ADA, in Indiana and across the country, with advocates who fought tirelessly to get it passed. What did it take? And how have the lives of those impacted by the law changed in the years since?


Title: The History And Impact Of The ADA

Type: Full Program

Subject(s): Move to Include

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WFYI

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 07/02/2020

Runtime: 00:49:05

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  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): Worldwide
  • Releases: Unlimited
  • Term: In perpetuity
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  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
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Language: English


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