Photo.Jerry AmernicJerry Amernic is an author of fiction and non-fiction books. In doing his research for The Last Witness, he interviewed such people as noted Holocaust historian Sir Martin Gilbert, and met with real-life survivors who were children when they were liberated in 1945. Read More

 


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More than a glimpse from Daddy’s Girl

For almost everyone today the Roaring Twenties are an era known only from history books and movies. I say ‘almost’ because Julia Ruth Stevens is going on 102 and her memories are still razor sharp. A few years ago I spent an afternoon with her at her home in New Hampshire, and we were talking… Read More

A man ahead of his time

Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. A half-century ago. While America has made progress on the race issue since then, racial turmoil remains. But a major development on the racial front also took place a half-century before King’s assassination. In 1918 the Cuban Stars from Havana, an all-black baseball team, toured… Read More

An Enigma Without Equal

The 2018 baseball season is under way and my new book about its biggest star ever is out. But BABE RUTH – A Superstar’s Legacy involves a lot more than baseball. This is a real-life, rags-to-riches story about the most unlikely hero to ever grace the covers of Time Magazine, Vanity Fair and Popular Science… Read More

An Intriguing Relationship with Babe Ruth

When your parents are gone you still remember special days. March 23 was a notable date in the Amernic family because it was my mother’s birthday, but this year on that day we have a Babe Ruth connection. One hundred years ago he was a young pitcher with the Boston Red Sox and during a… Read More

An Intriguing Relationship with Babe Ruth

When your parents are gone you still remember special days. March 23 was a notable date in the Amernic family because it was my mother’s birthday, but this year on that day we have a Babe Ruth connection. One hundred years ago he was a young pitcher with the Boston Red Sox and during a… Read More