Jerry's biz

Shapiro, J.P.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/9/91, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p22
Looks at the protest of the Jerry Lewis telethon which is held annually on Labor Day weekend raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The protest is headed by ex-poster children Cris Matthews and her brother Mike Ervin, former Jerry's Kids who call themselves Jerry's Orphans; Want Lewis off the show; Portray's people with dystrophic conditions as `pitiful'; Supposed changes by the MDA in response to protest; Lewis' response; More.


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