ARTICLES, REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, PODCASTS, VIDEO,
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A Selection of Recent Media
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"Inside for Indies" is a campaign to raise awareness of the threat posed to independent bookstores from Covid-19. Here's my contribution to the series, exploring my workspace, talismans, my favorite indie bookstore, Bookies of Chicago, and my love for writing on typewriters
On October 1, 1937, Wolfgang Jung purchased 178 acres of land in Southbury, Connecticut for the German-American Bund to build a Nazi camp. The residents of Southbury fought back against this Nazi invasion of their town. The Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut explore this remarkable story in a discussion with Rebecca Erbelding, historian, archivist, and curator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Ed Edelson, former First Selectman of Southbury and the author of Lois’s Story: A Young Girl’s Inspiration Helps to Stop Hate and Fear; Arnie Bernstein, author of Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn & the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund, and Melinda K. Elliott, president of the Southbury Historical Society, and moderated by Rabbi Eric Polokoff, founding Rabbi of B’nai Israel of Southbury..
A panel discussion with Bess Wohl, playwright of Camp Siegfried; Bradley W. Hart, author of Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States; and Arnie Bernstein, author of Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn & the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund. The conversation is moderated by Randi F. Marshall, Editorial Writer at New York Newsday. This program is co-presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the New York City College of Technology (CUNY), and the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County.
A presentation on Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing-Updated and Expanded Edition, as part of the Historical Society of Michigan's event "Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference