David Pietrusza


David Pietrusza is the author of 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America as well as the Edgar Award-finalist Rothstein: the Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius who Fixed the 1919 World Series. He has appeared on WNYC's Leonard Lopate Show, C-SPAN BookTV, and the History Channel.

David Pietrusza appears in the following:

God and taxes: A newly discovered Eisenhower talk

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

In newly recovered audio from our collections, Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses a Books and Authors Luncheon audience. Historian David Pietrusza weighs in on the surviving audio from the Nov 23, 1948 speech.

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LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

JFK said during the 1960 election that nominating LBJ as his vice president was inconsequential because – in his words - "I’m 43 years old. I’m not going to die in office." David Pietrusza’s new book about the 1960 presidential race and how it shaped America today is 1960 ...

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