|Name Arnie Bernstein||Role Author|
|Books Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund|
How Did American Nazism Begin? Author Arnie Bernstein Answers This Question in his Book.
Arnie Bernstein (born 1960) is an American writer of historical nonfiction. His works include Bath Massacre: America’s First School Bombing and Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund.
- How Did American Nazism Begin? Author Arnie Bernstein Answers This Question in his Book.
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Bernstein is a Chicago native. He attended Southern Illinois University as an undergraduate and received his master's degree from Columbia College Chicago. He teaches writing at Morton College in Cicero, Illinois and Triton College in River Grove, Illinois.
His writings have covered topics such as the Bath School bombing and the German-American Bund and its leader, Fritz Kuhn. His writing has been featured in Tablet magazine.
Bernstein has discussed his book Bath Massacre on C-SPAN Book TV and on the Australian Radio National show "RN Breakfast". He discussed his book Swastika Nation in an interview with the Polish journal Historia Do Rzeczy and on the podcast "Your Weekly Constitutional" with Stewart Harris.
Bernstein's book Swastika Nation was reviewed in the New York Times and the Kirkus Review. His elaboration of the adversarial relationship between Fritz Kuhn and iconic American columnist Walter Winchell was also subsequently published in the Times Book Review.
Bernstein has given speeches and served on panels at numerous universities and museums and has been honored with grants and awards for his writing.