movie theater accessibility

posted on July 1, 2010 - 5:30pm
Art Hafey knew, from the way his arm and leg muscles were knotting up uncontrollably, that he’d never be able to go the full 10 rounds with hard-punching Vicente “Yambito” Blanco. So Hafey did what he had to, in the characteristic bone-crushing fashion that had driven him to the top of professional boxing’s Featherweight Division: He knocked out his opponent in the fifth. That was 1975 in...
posted on November 1, 2006 - 1:57pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 6
Not just another day at the movies Who: Ryan Walsh, 19 Where: Gaithersburg, Md. DX: Congenital muscular dystrophy What: Walsh is working to pass a federal bill that would require movie theaters to modify the seats surrounding the accessible spaces by installing “sliders” under them so they could be adjusted to be parallel to the wheelchair. Now, companion seats are often as much as 2 feet in...