The Power of 504

Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Disability


Award-winning 18-minute documentary video, which captures the drama and emotions of the historic civil rights demonstration of people with disabilities in 1977, resulting in the signing of the 504 Regulations, the first Federal Civil Rights Law protecting people with disabilities. Includes contemporary news footage and news interviews with participants and demonstation leaders. Available in open caption, audio descriptive and standard formats. [Publisher’s description.]


Full version, open caption, English and Spanish (YouTube).

Visit the 504 Sit-In 20th Anniversary (1997) website for photos and historical accounts.


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