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Each week one of these hosts discusses topics ranging from child care, family adjustments, recreational opportunities, home decorating, fashion and clothing, to cooking tips and the selection of kitchen appliances. If you were one of some 1, visually impaired or handicapped people who had Washington Ear radios you probably listened to -- you probably "read" -- The Washington Post, or at least as much of it as you had time for before you dashed off to work.
It may be remembered that the Ear's service was also teal be extended to those who for a variety of reasons could not use written material, even if not visually impaired. For six weeks following the operation, she was prohibited from riding in an automobile. On November 14,the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments passed a resolution strongly endorsing "the concept of a closed circuit radio reading service for the handicapped who cannot handle printed materials.
The effort paid off, however; the sub committee decided to reinstate the funds for Ear that it had earlier deleted. An art exhibit and auction was held the following year. Founder and president of Washington Ear, Inc. Also, as she points out, "as a result of listening as intently and regularly as I do, I don't feel that I'm sitting on the sidelines.
Rockwell decided to request a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission, enabling radio reading services to read food and shopping from newspapers, using the public radio channels. Rockwell's widowed mother Crystal Woodland, in a house in Silver Spring. Some of the volunteers interviewed for this history recall those early days with fondness and some nostalgia; they remember sharing a certain pride and possessiveness in something new, something that they felt they "were going to make work.
Although extensive alterations would have to be undertaken--the whole central portion of the available suite had to be adopted to its use as radio studios--it was decided to make the move.
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If Ear was to go on the air, studio equipment and receivers had to be ordered, as well as a firm commitment to rent office space had to be made, space that would have to be converted into the new studios of The Washington Ear. To overcome this uncertainty, and for the purpose of fund raising, a formula was devised in which it was assumed that, for the region as a whole, there were approximately four blind or visually impaired persons per 1, of the population.
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This is due largely to her persuasiveness and to her ability to dramatize, in a Cokesville key way, the value of the service that she was presenting. Rockwell believes, "blind people want to be as up-to-date as sighted people," and radio reading services such as Ear, with their immediacy, enable them to be so. In the beginning, some Library of Congress Talking Books were presented; after Ear volunteers were able to "stockpile" readings from current bestsellers, this duplication of available lookimg to the blind was discontinued.
This program is carried by a majority of the radio reading services across the country via tape recording.
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Rockwell naturally turned to Howard Thomas, a lawyer who is now on the Ear's Board of Directors and who, over the years, had been her parents' legal advisor as well as her own. How's That? But while there, she learned oClesville WETA-FM, a public radio station in the Washington area, had what is called a sub carrier which could in fact be used to transmit broadcasts for a radio reading service. The reading of the Evening Star, a now defunct afternoon paper, was routinely taped for later re-broadcast, as is the Washington Post even lookign.
But whoever they are and whatever they listen to, there is Houxewives enough time to listen, never enough time for all the things they wish Ear could read. In some areas its broadcasts are extended by cable beyond the mile radius of the transmitter. This posting is way out of place with all the usual postings for a woman on.