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On July 6, 2011, Dr. Staninger welcomed guest Dr. Rock Brynner. Diversity is Dr. Brynner’s middle name. His occupations have run the gamut from street clown and farmer to prolific author, and even though he’s an adjunct Professor of History at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., with a Masters Degree in philosophy and a PhD in history, he’s no stuffy professor. He’s given to using words like “groovy”.
Brynner’s birth name is actually Yul Brynner Jr., son of the late actor Yul Brynner. Nonetheless, he has made his own way in the world without trading in on his father’s fame. And along the way as a kid of six, he adopted the “Rock” moniker from prizefighter Rocky Graziano. Read the rest of this entry