Book Author David Pietrusza
to Discuss 1914 and the
Origins of the First World War
Book award-winning author David Pietrusza on the origins and
beginnings of the First World War: Sarajevo and the
assassination of Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the
European alliance system, Germany's Schleiffen Plan, France's
"Plan 17," Belgian neutrality, the Battle of Tannenberg and the
ascent of Hindenburg, and the beginnings of four years of deadly
trench war stalemate.

Check out his appearances discussing The Great War's
beginnings on:

Featured on C-SPAN, Fox News, NPR, MSNBC, Bloomberg
Radio, Sirius-XM, Radio France, The Blaze, and ESPN, best-
selling author David Pietrusza makes American history come alive.

He is available for both in-person appearances and online events.

He has shared the program with his notables as diverse as
Michael Dukakis, Steve Forbes, Nomar Garciaparra, Larry
Kudlow, Seth Lipsky, Tommy LaSorda, Bill "Spaceman" Lee, Rich
Lowry, Jack McKeon, James McGrath Morris, Joseph Persico,
Jim Rice, Hanna Pakula, Amity Shlaes, Cal Thomas, Ted
Williams, and Dave Winfield.

television he has appeared alongside Krystal Ball, David
Barton, Glenn Beck, Mika Brzezinski, Pat Buchanan, Jamie
Colby, Ann Compton, Harris Faulner, Jonah Goldberg, Kimberly
Guilfoyle, Jonathan Hunt, Ron Paul, Ellen Ratner, Joe
Scarborough, Larry Schweikart, Amity Shlaes, Dr. Marc Siegel,
Todd Starnes, and John Stossel.
At the National Automobile Museum 2012
"one of our finest public speakers"
—Glenn Raucher,
West Side YMCA Writers Voice Program

"a really, really smart guy."
Glenn Beck

"I am a big fan of David Pietrusza"
Jonah Goldberg

“David Pietrusza has a gift for making the past both real and
dramatically gripping.”
Richard Norton Smith

"a great story teller"
—Reagan Smith, WFLA (Tampa)

David Pietrusza has also appeared at such live venues as:

  • The Empire State Book Festival (Albany, NY)
  • The University at Albany Book Fair (Albany, NY)
  • The Amsterdam Free Library (Amsterdam, NY)
  • The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    (Boston, MA)
  • The University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
    (Cooperstown, NY)
  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (Dallas, TX)
  • Detroit Writer’s Voice (Detroit, MI)
  • The Graw Days Festival (Havre de Grace, MD)
  • The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation
    (Holmdel, NJ)
  • The Roosevelt Reading Festival, The Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Presidential Library & Museum (Hyde Park, NY)
  • The McConnell Center, The University of Louisville
    (Louisville, KY)
  • The Millbrook Book Festival (Millbrook, NY)
  • The New York Public Library (Mid-Manhattan Branch) (New
    York, NY)
  • The West Side YMCA Writers Voice Program (New York,
  • The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum
    (Northampton, MA)
  • The Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site (Plymouth Notch,
  • The National Automobile Museum (Reno, NV)
  • The Schenectady County Historical Society (Schenectady,
  • Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) National
    Convention (St. Louis, MO)
  • Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) National
    Convention (San Diego, CA)
  • Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
Plymouth Notch (Courtesy: Dann Hall)
David Pietrusza at the FDR Library & Museum
David Pietrusza at the JFK Library
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Amity Shlaes and David Pietrusza
David Pietrusza autographing a copy of 1920
(Courtesy Amsterdam Daily Recorder)
At the National Automobile Museum 2012
At the National Automobile Museum 2012
David Pietrusza Speaking at the CCMF Annual NYC Dinner November 2013
The Four Seasons
New York, New York
With National Review's Rich Lowry