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Veteran Hollywood actor Norm Crosby leads a group discussion about sign language in theatre productions. Play excerpts are also presented. This is an excerpt from Silent Network’s very first TV show in 1979 entitled “Sign Of Our Times.”
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This episode presents a 1913 film with teacher George W. Veditz about the importance of preserving sign language on film for the benefit of future generations. The film became part of the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry in 2011.
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A special 25th anniversary presentation of the award-winning documentary short, “Portrait of a Deaf Irish-American: Terrence James O’Rourke” is presented.
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A short film is presented which features a visual journey into the life and art of famous artist Chuck Baird. This film, which was produced by Chuck Baird and David H. Pierce, was Baird's last project.