What role did the media play in the disability rights movement?

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As with many movements or actions meant to inspire change, the media helped to broaden the cause and bring the movement's purpose to more people.  In the 1970s, the protests for those who were physically challenged was understood by many because of the media and the reporting of what was happening.  Protests at the...

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