Yes, things are often romanticized that lead people to think historic events are glamorious. While there were good things that came about, there were also can of worms opened. To use quote that is used here on the list from time to time: L.I.F.E. (Right, Tini?)


On Sep 20, 2011, at 4:00 PM, Bob Gotwals wrote:

You don't want to ask me about DPN....while I'm pleased that the Deaf community got the recognition it deserves, the "understory" to that event is less appealing.  It led to Gallaudet losing or ALMOST losing its accreditation, IMHO, and I think set the stage for the challenges they have faced over the (recent) years.  Thank GOODNESS that Alan Hurwitz left NTID (their loss) to take over the president's office at Gally, otherwise it's not hard to imagine what would have happened there.