Biographical News and Magazine Articles

Texas Advocate Helped Mold Americans With Disabilities Act

Houston quadriplegic helped write a piece of American history, Houston Chronicle, Febuary 9, 2015

Lex Frieden - Person of the Year, New Mobility Magazine, page one, January, 2006

Making a World of Difference for Disabled People Around the World, BCM Family News, page one, August, 2004

Uncommon Courage, by William Hendryx, Family Circle, pages 43-47, January 20, 2004

The Whole = the Sum of Its Parts, by Helen Barrett, Alva Review Courier, December 31, 2003

EXTRA-ORDINARY / Normal life a noble badge for paralyzed advocate for disabled, by Leigh Hopper, Houston Chronicle, Section A, page one, Sunday, October 25, 1998

Lex and Joyce Frieden: advocates for the disabled and true American heroes, Viewpoints, Houston Chronicle, Section A, page 27, Wednesday, October 28, 1998

Lex Frieden: Champion for People with Disabilities, by Roger Widmeyer, Texas Medical Center News, Volume 20, Number 21, November 15, 1998

This Man Has Moved Mountains, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation News, May, 1994

Disabling Views on the Disabled, by Paul Harasim, Houston Post, Section A, page twenty-nine, Friday, September 3, 1993


Interviews and Transcripts

Lex Citation by President Ronald Reagan

Lex Citation by President George H.W. Bush

Lex Citation by President Bill Clinton

Lex Citation by President George W. Bush

Lex Citation by President George H.W. Bush - 2014

Remarks by Justin Dart, Jr., introducing Lex Frieden, October 10, 1986

U.S. Disability Rights Leader Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Ireland, International News and Views, Disability World, Issue no. 24, June-August, 2004

CNNfn Show: The Flipside - 11:00 am Eastern Standard Time, January 13, 2004 (Transcript)

Perspectives on the Status of People with Disabilities Internationally, June 30, 2003

Lex Frieden Calls for Action on Disability Issues, (John Williams' Column) National Organization on Disability, March 7, 2003

CSPAN 2 Broadcast of Newsmakers Presentation at the National Press Club, March 5, 2003 (Transcript)

Interview with Lex Frieden, Newly Elected President of Rehabilitation International, by Kathy Martinez, International News and Views, Disability World, Issue no. 4, August-September, 2000

"Independent Living Models." In: Rehabilitation Literature, Special Article, July-August, 1980, Vol 41, No. 7-8, pp. 169-173. A-289. By Lex Frieden. Internet publication URL:



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