The Greyhound Diaries Changes The Lives of Many
Known for the inspiring Greyhound Diaries, Doug Levitt is an established singer and also songwriter in the U.S. After attending Washington, DC public schools he pursued his higher education at Cornell University. He was among the few who got a Fulbright Scholarship which assisted him so much. His education was furthered thus receiving a master’s degree from the London School of Economics in Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism. Doug Levitt used to be a foreign communicator and was situated in London. He used to broadcast from Iran, Bosnia and London for the CNN, NBC and ABC. Then the Greyhound Diaries was born.
Associated with so much music, The Greyhound Diaries is a project that uses the message in the music to pass it on to travelers that are struggling. This development has accomplished 120,000 miles and more through the Greyhound bus as well as recorded more than 10 years of traveling. The travelers whose views are heard are able to help in delivering images, songs and stories on how they are struggling.
WPA-era projects are behind the exhibition and inspiration of the Greyhound Diaries. The WPA-era projects depict a full portrait of America. Walter Reed, The Kennedy Center, Woody Guthrie Center, the Southern Law Center, shelters with no people to live and colleges are some of the venues that Doug Levitt and his team have involved the project in.
The Greyhound Diaries has been showcased in various TV stations and newspapers. The stations are; CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. This is due to how inspiring these stories are and how they are able to change people’s lives. The project has become a great achievement to Doug Levitt and hence has already been seen in published writings, web series, photo exhibits, two records and a one-man show. Music has always a particular message that tells the stories of people and more importantly the conflicts of this world, this is what inspires Doug Levitt to do more.