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This Was Their Lives

Course number : HS106   
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In this course, we will revisit the lives of history makers from all walks of life. Our journey will lead to discoveries that include their unknown accomplishments and their secret failings. You will learn about politicos, geniuses, athletes, Hollywood elite, as well as those with connections to the arts, science, literature, and more. Join us for a peek into the lives of the “Who’s Who” among the famous and  infamous! 
  • March 17: “The Men Who Made America: Astor, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Morgan” with Monroe Brett  
  • March 24:  “Virginia Woolf: Her Life, Her Works, Her Legacy” with Karin Jones
  • March 31: “Gerda Weissman Klein: Holocaust Survivor” with Harriet Hendel
  • April 7: “J. Edgar Hoover: The Legend and the Ugly Reality” with Robert Gary   

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus

MultipleInstructor :
1.Robert Gary2.Karin Jones3.Harriet Hendel4.Monroe Brett 



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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/17/2020 - 4/7/2020 Weekly - Tue 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Sarasota, OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus  Map Monroe Brett  ; Harriet Hendel  ; Karin Jones  ; Robert Gary