My Tribute to Amon G. Carter, naked ladies and TCU Library's ‘buried treasures'
Dave Lieber: With the racy images I found in the 1936 Fort Worth centennial fair program at the TCU Library Special Collections, I could feel for the first time Amon G. Carter's iron grip on his city.
What book contest judges say about the new book, Searching for Perot
Contest judges have positive words for the new Ross Perot biography by Dave Lieber
Theater is emotional anyway, but when your legendary director dies in rehearsal, then what?
Playwright and Perot biographer Dave Lieber gives a report to the community on the world debut of his new play in February 2022.
Dave Lieber's new play about Ross Perot Sr. set for world debut
FLASH: Tickets now on sale for Dave Lieber's new play about the life of Texas icon Ross Perot Sr. Opening night at Coppell Arts Center is Feb. 11, 2022,
Forbes features Dave Lieber with a storytelling tip for businesses that most of us forget
“I’ve noticed that most business storytellers ignore the most important part of the story,” Dave Lieber tells Forbes. “They fail to emphasize the low point, the worst part of the story for the hero – the problem that needs to be solved.” Why is that important?
NEW: Ross Perot biography by Dave Lieber now on sale!
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! play is back. Q and A with playwright Dave Lieber
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...
Vince Lombardi video at Super Bowl is best story of 2021
Who expects to cry at the start of the Super Bowl? But that's what the Vince Lombardi video did to me.
Our play, AMON! The Ultimate Texan, wins another big award
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.
Check out Dave Lieber's annual 2020 Christmas Village
Every year, Dave Lieber builds a Christmas village for The Dallas Morning News newsroom. The 2020 is our best yet!
What people are asking about Amon “Mr. Fort Worth” Carter and the hit new play and book about him
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.
2004: I didn’t know who Charley Pride was, but he didn’t hold it against me
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 died. I wrote this story about him 20 years ago
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!
Lieber family meets a zooming Santa Claus
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.
Amon Carter's war with Dallas — with Dave Lieber at Dallas Public Library
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.
My biggest mistake at The Dallas Morning News
Dallas Morning News columnist Dave Lieber recalls the biggest mistake he made at his newspaper. He did something quite publicly — and nobody cared.
The story of Quakertown Texas. It's awful.
Blacks who had made it were punished in places like Quakertown, Texas in Denton, Wilmington, North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Have you heard the story of the world’s ‘littlest’ skyscraper?
A hundred years ago, a swindler fooled a Texas city. The results still stand as the ‘world's littlest skyscraper'
Everyone is talking about Jerry Falwell Jr.'s sex shenanigans, but here's a story about his father
As a rookie reporter, I was sent to interview the Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr. My assignment: Ask him about his money. Seriously.
Byron Nelson and Me: He was a superstar who didn't act like one
Columnist Dave Lieber shows why the golfing great was worthy of his extraordinary reputation.
My editor resigns. Thanks Mike for being Mike
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.
What Pete Hamill, my favorite writer, taught me four decades ago applies more so today
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...
Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation training video
In this fun training video one viewer called “absolutely hilarious,” my five principles of Watchdog Nation show you how to be a super consumer.
Here's the book trailer for AMON! The Ultimate Texan
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 is back, this time in a new book that reminds us of her brilliance
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.