SYMHC Classics: Deaf President Now


I. King Jordan, surrounded by students, following his appointment as the first deaf president of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Bettman/Contributor/Getty Images

A revisit to an episode on fairly recent history: In 1988, the appointment of a hearing president at Gallaudet University sparked a protest that changed the course of both the school and deaf culture in America.

If you'd like to visit the original episode and the transcript, you can find it here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/deaf-president-now.htm

And the show notes from when the episode originally published are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-deaf-president-now.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics