Doug Levitt Inspires Many Souls through The Greyhound Diaries
Doug Levitt is a singer as well as a songwriter in America. He is well known for the famous Greyhound Diaries. He attended Washington, DC public schools and later on joined Cornell University. He was lucky whereby he got a Fulbright Scholarship which greatly paid off. He received his masters from the London School of Economics in Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict. Before starting on the Greyhound Diaries, Doug Levitt was a foreign communicator located in London. He posted from Rwanda, Iran and Bosnia and much more for the ABC, CNN and NBC.
The Greyhound Diaries is a project that is associated with entire music in order of passing on the message of travelers that are also struggling. This project has made a record of over 10 years and traveling for more than 120,000 miles by the Greyhound bus. As a result, songs, images and stories of other travelers who are struggling have been successfully delivered. Greyhound Diaries is exhibited and inspired by WPA-era projects that depicted a complete portrait of America. Therefore Doug Levitt has engaged the project to more range of venues that includes; Walter Reed, Woody Guthrie Center, The Kennedy Center, shelters with no homes, the Southern Law Center and colleges.
This long time project that has told great stories through songs has been featured in a number of broadcasting stations and papers. These stations include MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal. This project is an accomplishment since it has been displayed in published writings, two records, web series, a one-man show and photo exhibits. Doug Levitt believes that music is a way of reflecting the feelings of different people especially on the conflicts of today. The songs are full of individual journeys through America.