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Itzhak Perlman Interview (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-09-18

Duration: 00:11:21

Subjects: Perlman, Itzhak, 1945- | People with disabilities | Architectural accessibility | Barrier-free design


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Breazeale, Kathryn Reporter
  • Perlman, Itzhak Interviewee
  • Barrett, Patsy Interviewee


This segment from the September 18, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with concert violinist Itzhak Perlman. He discusses the effect of the federal budget cuts to construction projects for making public buildings handicapped accessible, as well as the challenges faced by people with physical disabilities in their everyday lives. Host: Ron Blome