Program Type:Arts, Culture, & Literature
Ross Perot Sr. could only have been made in America. Born during the Great Depression into a happy, peaceful East Texas life, he became one of America’s most beloved billionaires.
Whether it was creating the computer services industry, battling General Motors to build better cars, helping veterans or running (twice) for president of the United States, Perot was all in. He woke up every day excited about who he could help and problems he could solve.
Yet the Perot story is also a grand saga of love passed down from generation to generation. And along with that love came strong business values that built the Perot family ethos: Always pursue world-class excellence.
Award-winning author, journalist and playwright Dave Lieber, The Watchdog columnist at The Dallas Morning News, will speak about Perot based on his new book – Searching for Perot: My Journey to Discover Texas’ TOP FAMILY. The first Perot biography in 25 years, it is an inspiring tribute to the man and his family. The book introduces the legendary Texan to a new generation of Americans – and with it Perot’s message of patriotism, innovation and community service.
This program has been updated to be online only. To attend online, you must register. A link to access the program will be emailed to you before the program begins. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.