How Marca Bristo changed Americans' minds about disabilities
Clip: 09/10/2019 | 5m 16s
Marca Bristo may not have been a household name, but her influence permeated American society. At age 23, Bristo was paralyzed from the waist down in a diving accident. She became a disability rights activist, working to improve access, fight discrimination and create a model for independent living. Bristo died Sunday at age 66. Judy Woodruff talks to former Sen. Tom Harkin about her legacy.
Aired: 09/10/19Video has closed captioning.
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