A hour-long fund drive episode in which we dissect the fascinating intersection of fundraising and disability with Catherine Kudlick, editor of Telethons: Spectacle, Disability and the Business of Charity by Paul Longmore. From Jerry Lewis – to the cancer survivor runs – to the many disability non-profits desperately hoping for support, money raising … Continued
Catherine Kudlick joins “Pushing Limits” To discuss the cultural phenomenen of disability telethons. The Disability Community waged a campaign against this type of fundraiser. Learn why and what the results were.
Executive Director Catherine Kudlick of the Paul Longmore Institute at San Francisco State University is our guest. The Institute was named after one of the more prominent contemporary historians/scholars in the disability community. Part think-tank, part cultural center, the Longmore Institute introduces new ideas about disability and disabled people. The work at the intersection of … Continued