Stories of WNC's Past: Sex, Greed and Violence, Part 2

Course Dates: 
4 weeks: January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018
Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ron Schon
Course Catalogs: 
2018 Winter

We will explore entertaining true stories that shaped Western North Carolina’s past. This course focuses on three universal themes, along with a touch of humor. Stories are illustrated with engravings, photos and videos. Ron’s favorites contain intriguing historical nuggets–what broadcaster Paul Harvey used to call “The Rest of the Story.” Participants are encouraged to volunteer and perform instructor-prepared stories. You do not have to have attended previous classes to enjoy this one.

Course Outline

Ron Schon’s ( background includes radio and television. He and wife Ellen owned an ad agency and animation studio in Tampa. They are collectors of human interest stories who have taught several courses on the stories of Western North Carolina.