CONTACT: GEORGE McCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 20, 1999
Sen. Tom Harkin to discuss disability issues on WSUI/KSUI's
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin will discuss
current issues affecting people with disabilities on the UI Radio Forum's
"Access at Iowa" program April 24 and 25 on WSUI and KSUI. Harkin will
discuss issues such as the Workplace Improvement Act before the U.S. Senate,
the recent medical disability case of Garrett Frey vs. the Cedar Rapids School
District, and the use of physical restraints on patients in health institutions.
The UI Radio Forum series "Access at Iowa" addresses
disability issues of local and national significance. The program, hosted
by David Leshtz, airs Saturday evening, April 24 at 9 p.m. and Sunday afternoon,
April 25 at 3:30 p.m. on WSUI-AM (910), and Sunday afternoon, April 25 at
5:30 p.m. on KSUI-FM (91.7).
For more information, call (319) 335-5730.