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Sep 06

The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV

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The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV In December of 1979, as a project at the University of Maryland, Karen Brickett interviewed Dr. Malcolm (Mac) J. Norwood, the Father of Closed Captioning. Dr. Norwood relates how 10% of the general population would not accept captions on their TV screens, which necessitated the development of a […]

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Sep 06

Famous Deaf Americans Part 2

History

[xf_youtube_video src=’cMxDybUzRG8′ autoplay=’0′ showinfo=’0′ controls=’0′ call_to_action=’1′ background=” font_color=’#ffffff’ start_time=’2′ end_time=’10’ animation_type=”] [/xf_youtube_video] [xf_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” animation_type=” animation_duration=’0.5′ animation_delay=’0.5′] Narrated by Professor Robert Panara, in sign language, this second part of a two-part, captioned video focuses on the achievements of selected deaf Americans from a variety of careers. [/xf_textblock] [xf_hr class=’invisible’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ custom_image=” attachment=” […]

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Sep 06

Famous Deaf Americans Part 1

History

[xf_youtube_video src=’ogrVm2tXWks’ autoplay=’0′ showinfo=’0′ controls=’0′ call_to_action=’1′ background=” font_color=’#ffffff’ start_time=’2′ end_time=’10’ animation_type=”] [/xf_youtube_video] [xf_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” animation_type=” animation_duration=’0.5′ animation_delay=’0.5′] Narrated by Professor Robert Panara, in sign language, this second part of a two-part, captioned videotape focuses on the achievements of selected deaf Americans from a variety of careers. [/xf_textblock] [xf_hr class=’invisible’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ custom_image=” attachment=” […]

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