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Eugene Zumwalt's "Beyond the Roses" on Valley Writers Read

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On this edition of Valley Writers Read, Eugene Zumwalt shares his memories of the university administration closure of the English Department at Fresno State during the height of the Vietnam War in a story titled "Beyond the Roses."

Franz Weinschenk, his parents and his older brother Fritz were indeed lucky to get out of Germany just before World War II. For a while they lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., before moving to Madera, CA. He graduated from Madera High and Fresno State. From 1948 to 1952 he taught at Edison High School in Fresno after which he was drafted and served in the US Army for two years.
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