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A lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things is a deeply moving and endlessly fascinating alternative narrative for everyone who yearns to feel good about america. Robert charles bob dotson born october 3, 1946 is a new york times best selling american author, teacher and television journalist. Dotson, 65, who began his career in oklahoma city, has authored a new book for viking press. His longrunning series, the american story with bob dotson, was a regular. Thats my 5 month old daughter amy with my wife linda. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world. His special reports, american story with bob dotson, are seen on the today show and other nbc news programs. In 2014 dotsons third book, american story, a lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary.

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Nov 07, 2011 the story he hasnt shared is his own although thats about to change. His work on american story has received more than one hundred awards for broadcast journalism. Dotson says he found covering stars and politicians %22to not be that interesting%22. Dotson has been crisscrossing the country for more than forty yearslogging more than four million milesin search of people who have quietly but. The host of the nbc today shows popular segment shares his favorite stories of citizens making a difference around the country for the six million people who watch the emmy awardwinning.

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His long running american story segment is one of the most honored series in network television history, winning more than 100 awards, including eight emmys. Nbc correspondent bob dotson to be honored at ku the. The longtime today show correspondent offers a collection of heartwarming stories about ordinary citizens, people who live the values our country cherishes. He is special correspondent for the nbc today show. The society of professional journalists cited dotson for the best network feature reporting of 2004, and the radio and television news directors association honored him for best network news writing. Bob dotson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics. Dotson, a university of kansas graduate, worked from 1969 to 1975 at wkytv in oklahoma city. Nbc news storyteller bob dotson to be subject of final. Hes traveled the country for decades interviewing remarkable people, many of whom have overcome great adversity and are actively working to make the world a. These are remarkable and poignant stories that need to be told. Bob dotson is an emmy awardwinning correspondent for nbc news with more than thirty years of experience in the field of broadcast journalism. His long running american story segment is one of the most honored series in network television history, winning more than.

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Mar 27, 20 nbcs bob dotson continues his american story in book. After 40 years of working for television affiliates on the nbc network, 69yearold bob dotson will be doing his last american story and retiring. The host of the nbc today shows popular segment shares his favorite stories of citizens making a difference around the country for the six million people who watch the emmy awardwinning american story with bob dotson on nbcs today show, bob dotsons reports celebrate the inspirational stories of everyday americans. Robert charles bob dotson is a new york times best selling american author, teacher, television journalist and internationally acclaimed documentary filmmaker. He was also the writer and host of bob dotsons america, a series of halfhour programs on the travel channel, and the author of two books. His long running series, the american story with bob dotson, was a regular. For the last four decades, dotson has traveled the country searching out inspiring individuals who quietly perform everyday miracles. The host of the nbc todayshows popular segment shares his favorite stories of citizens making adifference around the country.

American story with bob dotson will relate some of the tales dotson heard during a life on the road, including things he discovered about himself. American story these are remarkable and poignant stories that need to be told. Bob dotson, special correspondent for the nbc today show, has more than forty years of experience in the field of broadcast journalism. Nbcs bob dotson continues his american story in book craig wilson, usa today dotson says he found covering stars and politicians %22to not be that interesting%22. More than six million people watch bob dotsons emmy awardwinning segment, american story. He was also the writer and host of bob dotsons america, a series of halfhour programs on the travel channel, and the author of three books. His reports, american story with bob dotson, are seen on today and as hourlong specials on msnbc. Nbc news, new york times best selling author and syracuse university master storytelling.

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For the six million people who watch the emmy awardwinning american story with bob dotson on nbcs today show, bob dotsons reports celebrate the inspirational sto. A lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things ebook. A lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things, hit the new york times best seller list. American story by bob dotson, 9781620647196, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Oct 23, 2015 after 40 years of working for television affiliates on the nbc network, 69yearold bob dotson will be doing his last american story and retiring. The host of the nbc today shows popular segment shares his favorite stories of citizens making a difference around the country for the six million people who watch the emmy awardwinning american story with bob dotson on nbcs. Make it memorable by bob dotson, matt lauer foreword by. Building on the stories profiled in his new book make it memorable. Feb 22, 20 for 40 years, todays bob dotson has crisscrossed america in search of ordinary people doing extraordinary things a quest that has garnered him more than 100 awards in broadcast journalism.

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