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No Pity

People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement

Joseph P. Shapiro


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People with disabilities forging the newest and last human rights movement of the century.

Crown, 9780812924121, 400pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 1994

About the Author

Joseph P. Shapiro is an award-winning journalist who is an NPR news investigations correspondent. Before joining NPR, he spent 19 years at U.S. News & World Report as a senior writer on social policy, and served as the magazine’s Rome bureau chief, White House correspondent, and congressional reporter. For his investigative work, Shapiro received a duPont Award, a George Foster Peabody Award, a Robert F. Kennedy Award, and the Edward R. Murrow Award. He is the author of No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.