#1 bestseller and soon to be motion picture, "Newark Minutemen" has bridged generations. The epic story of forbidden love and unholy heroism is set against the backdrop of an America ripped apart by the Great Depression and on the brink of war.
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 a German-American Nazi high command. Join author Leslie K. Barry as she dicusses how her book captures an authentic and brave portrait of a lost America searching for identity, preserving legacy, and saving its soul.