Independent Lens An Invigorating Act of Civil Disobedience
In 1977, Disability Rights activists occupied the Federal Building in San Francisco. Details
Program: Independent Lens
Episode: An Invigorating Act of Civil Disobedience
Mary Jane Owen, who was present at the 1977 occupation of the San Francisco Federal Building to protest official attempts to ignore disability rights, describes how her involvement in this act of civil disobedience was "invigorating" and an unprecedented political action for the disabled community.• Visit the An Invigorating Act of Civil Disobedience webpage
Premiere Date: 10/27/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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