Radio reading services for the blind and otherwise print-handicapped an information paper by J. R. Lucyk

Cover of: Radio reading services for the blind and otherwise print-handicapped | J. R. Lucyk

Published by Broadcasting and Social Policy Branch, Dept. of Communications in [Ottawa] .

Written in English

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  • Radio programs for the blind -- Canada.,
  • Radio programs for the blind -- United States.,
  • Talking books.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 32.

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StatementJ.R. Lucyk.
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Communications. Broadcasting and Social Policy Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18895251M

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