Book Talk: Newark Minutemen
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Based on a true story, Newark Minutemen is set late 1930s New Jersey when the German-American Bund threatens to swallow democracy. In this dangerous time of star-spangled fascism, a romance forms between the Jewish boxer, Yael Newman, and Krista Brecht, the daughter of the enemy. Join author Leslie K. Barry as she discusses how her book captures an authentic and brave portrait of a lost America searching for identity, preserving legacy, and saving its soul.
Photo: In 1938, 800 members of the German American Bund paraded through the streets of New York. The Bund, an American Nazi organization, was active across New Jersey. Getty Images.
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