TITLE

Disabling `Jerry's kids.'

AUTHOR(S)
Shapiro, Joseph P.
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;9/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details how Jerry Lewis and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) courted trouble. Many MDA-chapter poster children claim that Lewis's telethon hurts disabled people by feeding myths: that they lead sad lives. Lewis's reaction to critics; MDA's pursuit of Evan Kemp, the chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Why there are no good telethons; Overview of MDA's troubles; More.
ACCESSION #
9209141544

 

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