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The Stimulating And Inspiring Documentary Film "Helen Keller: In Her Story", AKA "The Unconquered" (Black/White, 1954, 45 Minutes) PLUS The Bonus Feature "Biography (CBS) Helen Keller" (Blac/White, 1962, 23 Minutes), Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! #HelenKeller #Deafblindness #Deafness #Blindness #RoleModels #AnneSullivan #TheMiracleWorker #TuscumbiaAlabama #SocialistPartyOfAmerica #DemocraticSocialism #SocialDemocracy #IndustrialWorkersOfTheWorld #IWW #Wobblies #WomensSuffrage #LaborRights #Socialism #Antimilitarism #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive
Helen Keller, American author, political activist, academic and lecturer (June 27, 1880 - June 1, 1968) was born Helen Adams Keller in West Tuscumbia, Alabama. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day". Her birthday on June 27 is commemorated as Helen Keller Day in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and was authorized at the federal level by presidential proclamation by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, the 100th anniversary of her birth. A prolific author, Keller was well-traveled and outspoken in her convictions. A member of the Socialist Party of America and the Industrial Workers of the World, she campaigned for women's suffrage, labor rights, socialism, antimilitarism, and other similar causes. Keller proved to the world that deaf people could all learn to communicate and that they could survive in the hearing world. She also taught that deaf people are capable of doing things that hearing people can do. One of the most famous deaf people in history, she is a role model to many deaf people in the world. Helen Keller died in her sleep on June 1, 1968, at her home, Arcan Ridge, located in Easton, Connecticut, a few weeks short of her eighty-eighth birthday. A service was held in her honor at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., her body was cremated and her ashes were placed there next to her constant companions, Anne Sullivan and Polly Thomson.