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The Book Show

WAMC Northeast Public Radio

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Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

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The Book Show #1222 - David Pietrusza

December 20th, 2011

Episode 208 of 281 episodes

Called one "of the best historians in the United States" and "the undisputed champion of chronicling American Presidential campaigns," David Pietrusza has produced a number of critically-acclaimed works concerning 20th century American history. In his new book, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year That Transformed America. Pietrusza goes beyond the famed "Dewey defeats Truman" headline to reveal backstage events.

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