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Release: April 20, 1999

Sen. Tom Harkin to discuss disability issues on WSUI/KSUI's Radio Forum

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin will discuss current issues affecting people with disabilities on the UI Radio Forum's "Access at Iowa" program April 24 and 25 on WSUI and KSUI. Harkin will discuss issues such as the Workplace Improvement Act before the U.S. Senate, the recent medical disability case of Garrett Frey vs. the Cedar Rapids School District, and the use of physical restraints on patients in health institutions.

The UI Radio Forum series "Access at Iowa" addresses disability issues of local and national significance. The program, hosted by David Leshtz, airs Saturday evening, April 24 at 9 p.m. and Sunday afternoon, April 25 at 3:30 p.m. on WSUI-AM (910), and Sunday afternoon, April 25 at
5:30 p.m. on KSUI-FM (91.7).

For more information, call (319) 335-5730.