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Block Telethon: A Summary by Kirstie Stage

The Block Telethon protests of 1990 and 1992 marked two pivotal points in British disability activism. Led by disabled people, including groups such as Rights Not Charity, Block Telethon was a campaign against the charity fundraiser Telethon. The television programme, which was initially launched by Thames Television in London, sought to raise millions of pounds for major disability charities...

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