I’m Gene Pisasale and this is “Living History”. This show explores the rich heritage of the Brandywine Valley outside Philadelphia focusing on the people, places and events over more than 300 years which have played an important part in our American heritage. Each show highlights a local town,event or personality who’s had a notable influence on our culture.
Gene Pisasale is an author and lecturer who lives in Kennett Square, Pa. He’s written nine books, conducts an historic lecture series, has a radio show on WCHE AM 1520 titled “Living History” and a regular column of the same title in The Chester County Press, The Daily Local News, The Hunt Magazine and other media outlets in the Philadelphia area. Gene is currently earning a Master’s Degree in American history at American Public University. He started his career in 1980 as a petroleum geologist after earning his Master’s Degree in petroleum geology from The University of Texas at Austin. In 1986, he shifted his talents to the investment industry, where he worked as an analyst and portfolio manager covering the energy industry for 24 years. Gene earned an MBA Finance from San Diego State University, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations. In 2010, he retired from the investment industry to pursue his writing career. Gene is an Approved Speaker for the Delaware Humanities Forum and presents lectures on a wide range of topics at venues around the mid-Atlantic region, including Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Brandywine Battlefield Park, Widener University and the University of Delaware, The Union League in Philadelphia and for many historical societies, Daughters of the American Revolution, civic groups/AARP and others. If your group has guest speakers, he welcomes inquiries for lecture presentations, book signings and special events.
Visit his websites at www.GenePisasale.com
Gene can be contacted at: Gene@GenePisasale.com or 610-925-1795