141 - Almost President
July 10 - July 14
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Cost - $40.00
This new class will discuss many of the men (prior to 2016) who ran for President of the United States but were not elected. Many of the men to be discussed were the nominee of their political party, but some may have attempted unsuccessfully to obtain the nomination. Prior to modern times party conventions were strong determining factors in selecting a candidate. Sometimes it took many ballots to select a nominee and the nominee may have been a compromise candidate. Come and learn about unsuccessful candidates.
Course Instructor: Joan Elder has been a life-long teacher. Her 30 year career in Los Angeles Unified School District included elementary and middle schools and staff development. Upon “retirement” Joan also conducted mathematics education workshops for teachers throughout the US for Create-A-Vision. Recently, Joan has taught in her community of SaddleBrooke and nearby Sun City in Tucson, AZ, in a senior program in San Diego, and this will be her seventh summer teaching in Logan. Joan has created this new class for those Summer Citizens who have enjoyed her previous classes: First Ladies of the US, The White House and Beyond and Relivin" and Relovin" the '50s.