Live! Great Speeches Throughout History
January 7 – February 25
Class Size: 65
History comes to life! Each week, one of Ashland’s professional actors will portray a famous person in history and present “live” one or two of their speeches. Afterwards a discussion will be led by one of OLLI’s fine instructors and the actor. This includes Paul Jones will present Richard M Nixon; Bob Miner will be presenting Abraham Lincoln; Jeannine Grizzard will present a novel approach to the Woman’s Suffrage Movement; Bob Brazzeau will portray Ghandi; Grant Sheperd will bring Winston Churchill alive for us; Don Matthews will be asking us “…what we can do for our country!” portraying John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Please note that there will be no class held on January 21st and February 18th.
Tim Kelly is a history buff and local Ashland actor. He has rounded up Ashland’s most well-known
actors, to add a little zest to our history lessons.