reTHINK the 2012 Election

Is Obama Following the Harry Truman Model? - with author and historian David Pietrusza (book signing to follow lecture)

Is Obama Following the Harry Truman Model? - with author and historian David Pietrusza (book signing to follow lecture)

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  • Lecture
WhenOct 01, 2012
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Where Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville
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Contact Phone 502-852-8811
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Using his bestselling volume, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America, critically acclaimed author David Pietrusza will analyze whether Barack Obama is using the "Harry Truman Model" in his presidential reelection campaign. The event is free and open to the public.

Book signing to follow lecture

Pietrusza will sign copies of 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America following the lecture. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

About David Pietrusza

David Pietrusza has produced a number of critically acclaimed works concerning 20th century American history, including a trilogy of works (1920, 1960 and 1948) on presidential electoral history. He is also an expert on the 1920s and on the presidency of Calvin Coolidge and the career of Charles Evans Hughes.

Additional Information

The event will be held in Chao Auditorium, located on the lower level of the University of Louisville'sEkstrom Library (link includes parking information).