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Munday, Dorcas (Part 16 of 22). Speaking for ourselves: an oral history of people with cerebral palsy

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:23:15

  • Shelf mark

    C1134/23/01-13

  • Subjects

    Cerebral Palsy

  • Recording date

    2005-07-06

  • Interviewees

    Munday, Dorcas, 1947- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Mann, Philip (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 16 (Tape 9 Side B): MBE for services to disabled people. Prince Charles. Memories of ceremony and earlier trip to Buckingham Palace with parents to receive Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award. Enjoyment and benefits of Speaking for Ourselves oral history project. Disagrees with perception of disability as ‘sad’. Meeting celebrities Cliff Richard, Rolf Harris, Angus Ogilvy. Recognition in community.

  • Description

    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

  • Related transcripts

    Dorcas Munday interviewed by Phil Hills: full transcript of the interview (PDF)

  • Related links

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

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