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I imagine there has been discussion of this topic on this board before, though I don't really know how to search for it. I've been watching old episodes of Siskel and Ebert on YouTube, and I came across their discussion of Voices: Around the 22 minute mark, Ebert mentions that there were "protests" in San Francisco because the portrayal of deafness was not "technically" accurate and because a hearing actress played the main (deaf) character. What is interesting for a viewer today is how quickly and cavalierly Ebert dismisses such protests. Today we live in a world wh