American Legends


1:10 PM – 2:50 PM

3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9

Rediscover some of the great American legends from our generation. Each week we highlight someone from the world of politics, sports, popular culture or music, all well-known people. We focus on their inspirational stories and how they changed American culture. Through the use of award-winning videos, slides and handouts we learn more about Paul Simon, Robert Kennedy, Walt Disney, Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra, Willie Nelson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), Arnold Palmer, Shirley Temple and the Rat Pack.


Facilitator: Gary Lishnoff

Gary Lishnoff is a past president of LLI and has been an LLI instructor for a number of music, history and culture classes including music of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, the Beatles and the culture of Connecticut.