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Lister-Kaye, Antonia (Part 12 of 19) Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy

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    Cerebral Palsy

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  • Interviewees

    Lister-Kaye, Antonia, 1931- (speaker, female, interviewee, psychotherapist and writer)

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    White, Alex (speaker, male)

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    Part 12 (Tape 7 Side B): Description of Thabo Mbeki as a young man. Practice of wrapping library books in brown paper if returned by black servants. Liquor in the locations. The social lives of white people. Decision to come back to father’s farm in Monmouthshire in 1963. Exodus of liberal whites. Bought a house in Cardiff. Working with Spastics Society social worker Audrey Davies trying to encourage a 30-year-old man with cerebral palsy to get out of bed. Lunch with Bill Hargreaves, the employment officer of the Spastics Society.

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    Interviewed for the project 'Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy'; a project conducted by Scope in partnership with the British Library, financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund

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    Antonia Lister-Kaye interviewed by Alex White: full transcript of the interview (PDF)

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    'Speaking For Ourselves' project website, including resources, information for schools and news

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