Deaf Mosaic

Deaf Mosaic

38 Episodes

This is an Emmy-winning television magazine series hosted by Gil Eastman and Mary Lou Novitsky. This series provides interesting and important insights into history and culture and features stories around the country and the world.

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Deaf Mosaic
  • Deaf Mosaic 402

    Episode 1

    A look at the 1988 “Deaf President Now” protest at Gallaudet University which includes interviews with Greg Hlibok, Tim Rarus, Bridgetta Bourne, Jerry Covell, and Dr. I. King Jordan.

  • Deaf Mosaic 403

    Episode 2

    Stories include memories of the Holocaust, a play about baseball legend Dummy Hoy, writer Yvonne Pitrois, painter Arthur Bryant, and a deafness encyclopedia.

  • Deaf Mosaic 404

    Episode 3

    Stories include educational leader Andrew Foster, Commission on Education of the Deaf, accessibility services at national tourist attractions, “World Around You” magazine, “Sign ’n Sweat” aerobics video, and photographer Theophilus D’Estrella.

  • Deaf Mosaic 405

    Episode 4

    Stories include Black Horse Troop, pilot Doug Tong, European handball, former police sergeant Robert Eldridge, World Games for the Deaf preview, and scholar John Kitto.

  • Deaf Mosaic 406

    Episode 5

    Stories include the National Association of the Deaf convention and Miss Deaf America pageant in Charleston, South Carolina, Gallaudet University Center on Deafness in Hawaii, Sign Wave performing group, author/humorist Ken Glickman, and actor/writer Albert Ballin.

  • Deaf Mosaic 407

    Episode 6

    Stories include the Mini Deaf Olympics in Kentucky, author Frances Parsons, boxer David Davis, dancing children and senior citizens, Summer Dance and Theatre Institute, and businessman David Watson of Mexico.

  • Deaf Mosaic 408

    Episode 7

    Stories include the World Deaf Timberfest in Oregon, Japanese Deaf Theatre, Busch Gardens in Virginia, author/film historian John Schuchman, and Alaskan pioneer/pharmacist Francis Dudley Sheldon.

  • Deaf Mosaic 409

    Episode 8

    Stories include Gallaudet University president Dr. I. King Jordan, Tripod educational program for children, author Carol Padden, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference in El Paso, Texas, and poet/scholar Alice McVan.

  • Deaf Mosaic 411

    Episode 9

    This episode explores the role of deaf people in theatre, film, television, and dance and features archival footage and interviews with various talented professionals.

  • Deaf Mosaic 501

    Episode 10

    This episode features the 1989 World Games for the Deaf held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Athletes from more than 30 countries competed in various sports.

  • Deaf Mosaic 502

    Episode 11

    A special program is presented about mental health issues experienced by deaf people and their difficulties in receiving competent counseling and treatment.

  • Deaf Mosaic 503

    Episode 12

    Stories include deaf entrepreneurs, author Jack Gannon, Pearl Harbor's 1941 attack, karate champion Patty Lord, and actor/dancer Sam Edwards.

  • Deaf Mosaic 504

    Episode 13

    Stories include Australian captioning, First Lady Barbara Bush, Rochester's TV show "Hey Listen", Deaf Artists of America, actress Phyllis Frelich, and the history of deaf drivers.

  • Deaf Mosaic 505

    Episode 14

    Featured in this show are highlights of the international conference, Deaf Way, in 1989. Deaf performers, dancers, and deaf scholars from around the world are spotlighted.

  • Deaf Mosaic 506

    Episode 15

    Featured in this show are highlights of the Opening Gala performance at Deaf Way in 1989. Deaf performers from the United States, Soviet Union, France, and Japan are spotlighted.

  • Deaf Mosaic 507

    Episode 16

    Stories include Dr. Robert Davila, the highest ranking deaf man in the federal government; the American Postal Workers Union; FANTASTIC, a television program for deaf children; Matthew Moore of DEAF LIFE magazine; and a history of the controversy between manual and oral education.

  • Deaf Mosaic 508

    Episode 17

    This episode provides a look at various residential schools including the American School for the Deaf in Hartford, the Lexington School for the Deaf in New York, and the Illinois School for the Deaf. Also included are stories on the life of Laurent Clerc and The Bicultural Center in Riverdale, M...

  • Deaf Mosaic 509

    Episode 18

    Members of the community memorialize people with AIDS as part of the national AIDS quilt project; author/physician Oliver Sacks examines the role of language in Deaf identity and culture in his book 'Seeing Voices'; the Canadian community protests against certain educational 'reforms'; and 'Mosai...

  • Deaf Mosaic 510

    Episode 19

    This episode features Self-Help for Hard of Hearing People, an information and social services organization; USA TODAY's outreach to deaf people; life in New Zealand; and an entrepreneur who provides vital parts to the national defense. "Mosaic Memoirs" looks back on World War II.

  • Deaf Mosaic 511

    Episode 20

    The 5th Anniversary of "Deaf Mosaic" brings viewers to behind the scenes of this popular magazine program. It features Gil Eastman, Mary Lou Novitsky and the production staff from Gallaudet University.

  • Deaf Mosaic 512

    Episode 21

    "Dateline: Beirut" is an award-winning report on the tragedy of Beirut as seen by Alec Naiman, a New Yorker who traveled to Lebanon with a video camera. Naiman met with members of the Lebanese community who shared their stories about living in a war zone.

  • Deaf Mosaic 601

    Episode 22

    Featured are the World Games for the Deaf in Banff, a bicycle club, Merrill Lynch's services, an architect, and an airport paging system for deaf travelers.

  • Deaf Mosaic 602

    Episode 23

    Stories include 911 accessibility, mapmakers, a model railroad train builder, WW II military schools, and rodeo stars.

  • Deaf Mosaic 603

    Episode 24

    Stories include the National Association of the Deaf financial crisis, drug and alcohol abuse, actor Richard Dysart, astronomer Richard Goodricke, and animator Mark Fisher.