As author Dave Lieber points out, Ross Perot's runs for the presidency are only a small part of the remarkable story behind this complicated Texas genius and his philanthropic family.
This Ross Perot biography by Dave Lieber is 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.
AMON! The Ultimate Texan is coming back after months away. Did the hit play lose its momentum as a cultural phenomenon? … We’ll soon find out. The play has its Dallas County debut July 16, 17 18, 2021 at the new $21 million Coppell Arts Center (Tickets are now on sale...
Who expects to cry at the start of the Super Bowl? But that's what the Vince Lombardi video did to me.
The public voted, and the verdict is in. The new hit play AMON! The Ultimate Texan is named one of the best plays of the past decade in Texas theater.
Every year, Dave Lieber builds a Christmas village for The Dallas Morning News newsroom. The 2020 is our best yet!
Amon Carter ruled Fort Worth and West Texas for about half a century. He owned the newspaper and the top radio and TV stations in town.
When in 1980 the newspaper editor assigned me to interview Charley Pride, I didn't know anything about country and western music. I told Charley that and …
Chuck Yeager, perhaps the greatest aviator of all time once came to Grapevine, Texas and told stories. He was a hell of a story teller!
Dave Lieber, his three grown children, mother-in-law, son-in-law and wife all squeeze into a little Zoom box to talk to Dr. Santa.
Hear wonderful stories about Amon “Mr. Fort Worth” Carter who owned the newspaper, radio station AND TV station. What power he had! Have fun with author Dave Lieber, playwright of the award-winning play and companion book of the same name: AMON! The Ultimate Texan. Dave is The Watchdog columnist at The Dallas Morning News. This program is sponsored by the Dallas Public Library.
Dallas Morning News columnist Dave Lieber recalls the biggest mistake he made at his newspaper. He did something quite publicly — and nobody cared.
Blacks who had made it were punished in places like Quakertown, Texas in Denton, Wilmington, North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
A hundred years ago, a swindler fooled a Texas city. The results still stand as the ‘world's littlest skyscraper'
As a rookie reporter, I was sent to interview the Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr. My assignment: Ask him about his money. Seriously.
Columnist Dave Lieber shows why the golfing great was worthy of his extraordinary reputation.
Two lessons Mike Wilson taught me that made me a better newspaper columnist. Mike resigned this week. Being a newspaper editor today is no longer the coolest job.
By Dave Lieber [This originally appeared in The Dallas Morning News Watchdog column on Aug. 16, 2020] All these years later, I still believe that the alarm clock episode of 1977, when I was 20 years old and in college, was the worst moment of my life. I was excited. I...
In this fun training video one viewer called “absolutely hilarious,” my five principles of Watchdog Nation show you how to be a super consumer.
Find out what thousands of Texas lovers know: Amon G. Carter, a media tycoon, was the ultimate Texan. Texas' economy is stronger because of his legacy.
This fun book by newspaper columnist Dave Lieber includes 100 historic photos.
Molly Ivins: She DID Say That by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel is billed by its publisher as “the perfect pandemic diversion.” Which it is.
While your neighbors hire companies to build big banners, you can make a free #TinyBanner AKA #TeenyBanner. On Mothers Day 2020, Dave Lieber shows how it happens
You could hear Gary Blagg and his big truck rocking with rap music coming down Grapevine's Main Street. Forget that he was in his 70s. He acted like he was an 18-year-old.
The biggest risk I ever took was proposing to my wife in the newspaper. WHAT IF SHE SAID NO? As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of our marriage, here's that original award-winning story.
Dave Lieber's new hit play on Amon “Mr. Fort Worth” Carter nominated for six awards, including Best Play
As the play about Amon Carter launches its #AmonOnTour for a show in West Texas, good news trickles in about six great award nominations, including Best Play.
Comments from followers of Dave Lieber's Watchdog column in The Dallas Morning News show the need for more investigative reporting in newspapers across the country. Readers want to know someone is fighting for them.