• Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-28-2022 to 12-05-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: David Woodruff
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    The Tax War of Three Kingdoms. Taxes can set people to fighting in almost any age, but combine that with religion and you got a bloody war that can last for years. The war ended up a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliament and King Charles, mainly over the manner of England’s taxes and issues of religious freedom. In the end, it... read more
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  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2022 to 11-15-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 1:30 PM → 3:00 PM
    Instructor: James Kraus, retired English teacher, Rochester City School District
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    After Sinatra's comeback in the 1950's, the singer broke from Capitol Records to set up his own Reprise label. This course will explore his success with both standards and new material. Special attention will be on "The September of My Years" and "Sinatra at the Sands" albums, as well as collaborations with Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim. A few... read more
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  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2022 to 11-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 9:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Bob Richane
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Understanding Our 21st Century political polarization and intense, almost tribal hostilities by examining some of the powerful events that are the 19 th Century roots of the issues is the goal. The explosive growth of the Industrial revolution and the wage labor class that it created, and their exploitation and economic privation led to an era of labor... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-02-2022 to 11-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    This was a big one - that year was the depth of the Great Depression. A (seemingly) do-nothing President, Herbert Hoover, is up for re-election. The Governor of New York, FDR is the opponent. Whoever wins will change the future of the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-02-2022 to 11-02-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 3:00 PM → 4:00 PM
    Instructor: Mark Sample, Professor of History, MCC
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom

    This was a big one - that year was the depth of the Great Depression. A (seemingly) do-nothing President, Herbert Hoover, is up for re-election. The Governor of New York, FDR is the opponent. Whoever wins will change the future of the country.  Register for this class if you will ONLY be attending via Zoom.  You must have a computer/tablet/phone with... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Laurence Britt, author and commentator on political and economic affairs
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester
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    This three part course will deal with the turbulent history of the relationship between the United States and Russia. This relationship has been one of continual tension for more that 100 years, briefly interrupted during World War II when the two nations were critical allies to each other.  The first session of the course will cover the period from... read more
  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-29-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 1:00 PM → 2:00 PM
    Instructor: Laurence Britt, author and commentator on political and economic affairs
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    This three part course will deal with the turbulent history of the relationship between the United States and Russia. This relationship has been one of continual tension for more that 100 years, briefly interrupted during World War II when the two nations were critical allies to each other.  The first session of the course will cover the period from... read more
  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 11-11-2022 to 11-18-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Mel Braverman
    Term: 2022-3
    Location: Oasis Rochester

    Supreme Court Justices are among the most powerful people in our government. We all know how Supreme Court Justices are selected – the President nominates and the Senate approves. But how do the justices names find their way to the president? In the case of five of the current justices it was through the Federalist Society. Exactly what is the Federalist... read more
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