Come and meet America’s premier storyteller and an extraordinary international journalist in this event for our Upstate community. Robert “Bob” Dotson will explore the reasons why modern day pioneers — from every corner of the planet — still seek America’s promise.
Mr. Dotson is a New York Times best-selling American author, teacher, television journalist and internationally acclaimed documentary film-maker. His long running series, “The American Story with Bob Dotson,” was a regular feature on the NBC “TODAY” Show for 40 years. Bob and his wife have recently moved to Greenville and we are thrilled to include him among our prestigious World Affairs Council Upstate Distinguished Speakers.
Bob has traveled more than 4 million miles in his search for everyday people making a big difference. Bob has even taken his
stories of ordinary people positively impacting their countries internationally through his award-winning documentary films. Bob is the winner of seven International Film and Video Festivals, including documentary’s highest honor, the CINE Grand Prize.
He is the author of the New York Times best seller, The American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things, which will be available for purchase and Bob will be delighted to sign for you.
Doors open at 11:30; lunch served at 12:00.
Price: UI/WACU Members – $30; Non-members – $40