Who Is Doug Levitt?
Doug Levitt is a published author, singer, songwriter and former news correspondent. Mr. Levitt worked as a foreign news correspondent for several big news firms including ABC, CNN and NBC. As a foreign correspondent Doug Levitt was based abroad in London, England. He would also travel as stories developed around the world.
Doug Levitt calls Washington D.C. his hometown. Growing up in D.C. and being the son of a councilwoman, Levitt credits his upbringing to making him realize the great diversity found in the world beyond his own. Levitt is of Jewish descent and had an early musical influence in his life as a child.
What Is The Significance Of The Greyhound Diaries?
As the United States was heading towards a recession, Doug Levitt decided to embark upon a bold new adventure. He decided he would travel by bus around the country in order to get close to the average people who were struggling to get by in a declining economy. Mr. Levitt wanted to record and share the stories, struggles and hopes of people who lacked the economic means that many of us take for granted.
The Greyhound Diaries is a chronicle of Doug Levitt’s travels around the USA by Greyhound USA buses. It contains the stories told of fellow travelers who ride the bus to get around. It also offers a unique experience of life, far removed from the mainstream that is reality for millions of people.
The Greyhound Diaries is available in several formats. It is available as a published book written by the man who saw it all firsthand on his bus travels. It is also available as an MP3 download for listening while driving a car or relaxing on the porch.
Levitt has also written several songs and created a music album under the title Greyhound Diaries. It contains songs of inspiration and unity that try and bring people together. The Greyhound Diaries by Doug Levitt are considered to be both a work of art, history and literature. It is inspired by Public Works Administration projects that took place during the Great Depression the 1930’s.