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Oral History Interview: Daniel Goldstein

Identifier: 05-C2011.5

Scope and Contents

1 audio recording, 2:16:48 in length. An interview log with time stamps has been created, but the recording has not been transcribed. 0:00    Introductory Statements 0:25    How did your childhood encourage you to commit your life to disability rights? 2:55    Dad helping with the movie theater integration. 4:51    Law School: Stories about integration. 6:34    The power of collective action. 8:12    How did the NFB become conservative? 10:20    How did this evolution occur in the NFB? 12:20    Succession from Dr. Jernigan to Dr. Marc Maurer. 15:00    College 16:39    Clerkship in Maryland 18:50    Types of cases you took before working with the NFB 21:28    How did you become the lawyer for the NFB? 25:38    Your father was a student of Dr. tenBroek? 28:06    How have things changed for blind Americans since you started? 30:33    What are some of the cases you worked on with the NFB? 31:31    Case: Blind grandmother 32:20    Case: Habeas Corpus 34:04    A legal campaign in technology. 36:40    ATMs: Diebold Case 46:30    Voting Machines 50:12    E-books & the Kindle 1:00:28    Kindle DX for Academic use 1:04:08    iTunesU 1:09:32    The Gap 1:12:40    Tax websites 1:14:11    Target 1:21:30    What would it take to get all websites to be considered a public accommodation? 1:26:17    Collaborations / Department of Justice 1:29:00    Law School Admission Council 1:30:02    Partnership with the Department of Education 1:34:22    What are the next steps to increase to accesses to technology? 1:36:25    National Convention of Educause 1:40:31    Continuing to get the word out. 1:42:25    Penn State 1:44:22    Main stream culture 1:47:48    Where do we go from here? 1:53:34    Government websites / Technology 1:55:07    The Google story 2:06:40    Dan’s relationship with the NFB when it comes to the start & growth of his firm. 2:10:33    Adding a third lawyer 2:14:11    The Firm now / and the Fellowship


  • Created: 2011
  • Other: Majority of material found in 2011
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2011


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The Jacobus tenBroek Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Archives staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Jacobus tenBroek Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Biographical or Historical Information

Profile: Dan Goldstein, Partner

Note written by Brown, Goldstein, & Levy


1.00 items

1 digital audio recording, 129MB other_unmapped

Language of Materials



Oral history interview with Daniel Goldstein collected by Edward Morman and Lou Ann Blake on December 1, 2011, in the Recording Studio at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute.

Source of Acquisition

Ed Morman

Method of Acquisition

Collected as part of the NFB Oral History Program.

Other Descriptive Information

Interview Log prepared by Alexander Lester, July 2016

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Anna Kresmer
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Repository Details

Part of the Jacobus tenBroek Library, National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute Repository

200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore MD 21230 US
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