David Pietrusza



David Pietrusza has produced a number of critically-acclaimed works concerning 20th century American history.

His book "1960: LBJ vs JFK vs Nixon: The Epic Campaign that Forged Three Presidencies" was named by ForeWord Magazine as among the best political biographies.

Pietrusza's "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents" received a Kirkus starred review, was honored as a Kirkus "Best Books of 2007" title, and was named an alternate selection of the History Book Club. Historian Richard Norton Smith has listed "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents" as being among the best studies of presidential campaigns.

Pietrusza's biography of Arnold Rothstein entitled "Rothstein: The Life, Times & Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series"

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“Though there is no evil in righteousness, there is in self-righteousness,”
David Pietrusza, 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents

“Truman makes friends without influencing people,' noted Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 'Dewey influences people without making friends.”
David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America

“But even a wonderful soloist needs a song. Even a pitch-perfect voice needs a message.”
David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America

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