This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants from Poland and Russia, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories for the Los Angeles Times, before starting Heritage Jewish press, a chain of community papers spanning Southern California. As an investigative reporter, he first broke the story of the heroism of Oskar Schindler. Herb also covered the Eisenhower-Khrushchev summit, as well as the historic trials of Nazis Adolph Eichmann and Klaus Barbie, After a visit to Moscow, he first sounded the alarm about endangered Soviet Jews and was near Robert Kennedy the night he was shot. Herb was a world renowned poet, publishing five books of poetry, several of them with forewords by Nobel prize winner Elie Weisel. His anecdotes are sure to amuse, amaze and inspire.