Franz Weinschenk http://kvpr.org en Franz Weinschenk's 'A Hike Down Colony Mill Road' http://kvpr.org/post/franz-weinschenks-hike-down-colony-mill-road <p>Franz Weinschenk reads “A Hike down Colony Mill Road.”&nbsp; Story is about an unhappy group of sailors from San Francisco known as the “Kaweah Colony,” who built a saw mill at the 5,000 foot level in what it now Sequoia National Park. It took them four years to construct a 10-mile road up to the saw mill, but they were forced to vacate once the national park was established.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:37:17 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 30066 at http://kvpr.org Franz Weinschenk's 'A Hike Down Colony Mill Road' Franz Weinschenk's “Catherine Haw Chin” on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/franz-weinschenks-catherine-haw-chin-valley-writers-read <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Host and author Franz Weinschenk&nbsp;reads his story entitled “Home Room” which is about the lives of the author's former students at Edison High School in Fresno, Catherine Haw Chin. She worked for the Fresno County Courts for well over 40 years.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 20:41:45 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 12831 at http://kvpr.org Franz Weinschenk's “Catherine Haw Chin” on Valley Writers Read Franz Weinschenk's "Brooklyn" on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/franz-weinschenks-brooklyn-valley-writers-read <p>This week on Valley Writers Read, host Franz Weinschenk&nbsp;shares his fascinating&nbsp;memoir titled "Brooklyn." We'll hear about his family fleeing Germany as Jewish refugees before World War Two, eventually settling in Brooklyn, N.Y.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:26:36 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 4946 at http://kvpr.org Franz Weinschenk's "Brooklyn" on Valley Writers Read Franz Weinschenk's "The Dean's Dinghy" on Valley Writers Read http://kvpr.org/post/franz-weinschenks-deans-dinghy-valley-writers-read <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this edition of Valley Writers Read, Franz </span>Weinschenk<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reads his story, "The Dean's Dinghy", which describes a tough day in the Dean's office at Fresno City College.</span></p> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 01:41:15 +0000 Franz Weinschenk 11999 at http://kvpr.org Franz Weinschenk's "The Dean's Dinghy" on Valley Writers Read