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Title The Shepherd and the symbol [videorecording] / Sign Media Inc.
Published Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, c1993.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Nat Ctr on Deafness (Ref)  HV2367 .W463 1993 vol. 2    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series When the mind hears ; 2.
Note Based on Harlan Lane's book, "When the mind hears."
Subtitle on container: A history of the deaf.
"Series told from the vantage point of Laurent Clerc"--Cassette container.
Credits Director, Dennis Cokely.
Performer Studio host, Gilbert Eastman ; narrators, Patrick Graybill, Janet Weinstock, Freda Norman.
Summary This film examines the life and work of Jean Massieu. Describes Massieu's frustrated pleas to his father to be allowed to attend school, the kindness of a stranger that lead to his early education in Bordeau under the Abbe Sicard and several dramatic examples of Massieu's decades-long friendship with and loyalty to the Abbe Sicard. Jean Massieu was not only a friend and mentor of Laurent Clerc, but he was also "the first deaf teacher ever and a symbol worldwide of what a deaf man could achieve through education."
System Reqs VHS.
Language Signed with voices for the hearing.
Subject Massieu, Jean, 1772-1846.
Sicard, M. l'abbé (Roch Ambroise Cucurron), 1742-1822.
Deaf -- History.
Deaf -- Biography.
Deaf -- Education -- History.
Genre Educational films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Related Names Lane, Harlan L. When the mind hears.
Cokely, Dennis.
Graybill, Patrick.
Weinstock, Janet.
Norman, Freda.
Eastman, Gilbert C.
Clerc, Laurent, 1785-1869.
Sign Media, Inc.
Cover Title History of the deaf
OCLC number 29404420