David Pietrusza is the editor of "Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge" and "Calvin Coolidge on The Founders." He is also the award-winning author of "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents," "1960: LBJ vs JFK vs Nixon," "1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America," and "Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius who Fixed the 1919 World Series."
Pietrusza has served on both the national advisory board and the board of directors of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation.
He has appeared on such media outlets as NPR, The Fox News Channel, C-SPAN, C-SPAN BookTV including "In Depth"), C-SPAN American History TV, The History Channel ("The Untilmate Guide to the Presidents"), GBTV/The Blaze, ESPN, ESPN Classic, and the Fox Sports Channel. He has served as regular panelist on FoxNews.com Live.
Winner of both the CASEY and F.C. Lane Awards, Pietrusza has authored or edited over three dozen books. His Rothstein earned him an Edgar Award nomination.
Kirkus Reviews honored his 1920 as one of its "Best Books of 2007."
He has appeared on such media outlets as NPR, The Fox News Channel, C-SPAN, C-SPAN BookTV, C-SPAN American History TV, The History Channel,
GBTV/The Blaze, ESPN, ESPN Classic, and the Fox Sports Channel. He has served as regular panelist on FoxNews.com Live.
As a noted presidential scholar, Pietrusza has been selected to serve on the Siena College Research Institute (SRI) Survey of United States Presidents, along with such historians as David McCullough, Douglas Brinkley, Paul Johnson, William Leuchtenberg, Ted Morgan, Thomas Fleming, Joseph Persico, and Harold Holzer.
Along with such notable historians as Richard Norton Smith, Amity Shlaes, and Michael Kazin, he has been featured on C-SPAN's "The Contenders" series.
Both his CASEY Award-winning Judge and Jury and his Edgar Award finalist Rothstein shattered conventional thinking and accepted historical models.
"1920" has been part of the syllabus for the course "Congress, The Presidency & 21st
Century Media" offered by C-SPAN, The Cable Center and the University of Denver. His talk on "Silent Cal's Almanack" is included in the curriculum for the C-SPAN Classroom initiative.