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David Pietrusza, author of the new memoir, Too Long Ago: A Childhood Memoir. A Vanished World (2020), is set to discuss the book with Bob Cudmore, host of the The Historians Podcast on Tuesday, February 9th in a live Zoom event.
Too Long Ago: A Childhood Memoir. A Vanished World chronicles Pietrusza’s life growing up in an a working class, ethnic atmosphere as his home town of Amsterdam, NY faced post-World War II economic challenges.
Historian David Pietrusza books include studies of the 1920, 1932, 1948, and 1960 presidential elections and biographies of Theodore Roosevelt (Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medal, US History), gambler Arnold Rothstein (Edgar Award finalist) and Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis (Casey Award winner).
Pietrusza has appeared on NPR, C-SPAN, MSNBC, The Voice of America, The History Channel, AMC, and ESPN. He has spoken at the JFK, FDR, Truman, and Coolidge presidential libraries, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and various universities and festivals.
Bob Cudmore is the author of Lost Mohawk Valley, Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley, Stories from the Mohawk Valley and the satirical book, You Can’t Go Wrong. He writes “Focus on History” every Saturday in Schenectady’s Daily Gazette newspaper and hosts “The Historians Podcast” weekly.
This event begins at 7 pm, and is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, click here.
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