Helen Keller Speech Advocated for Braille

An image of a Helen Keller speech in front of a crowdHellen Keller is a name that rings out in the blind community and beyond. We all learned about her remarkable feats in elementary school. Did you know that she fought hard to get Braille books into the hands of adults? She spoke to congress advocating for federally funded programs to help achieve her goal.

"Books are the eyes of the blind," Helen Keller told lawmakers.

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Helen Keller's Powerful Pitch for Braille Books


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