Doug Levitt is a multi-talented person that has discovered the diversity and the stories of the struggling Americans that travel by Greyhound Bus across the country. He talks to people along the journey and has conversations about the economy, public opinion of politics, healthcare, and the work force for example. He covers a wide range of topics to get a broad overview of what everyday poor Americas think about life and the state of the country as a whole. He takes pictures along the way to capture the journey as well as writing songs along the way. He created the Greyhound Diaries to record those conversations and journey through the country.
Doug Levitt was a foreign correspondent journalist early on in his professional career. Upon a change in his career, he came up with the idea to create a journal of his travels across the country. It turned into a full-time passion. He continues to travel across the country and discuss important issues with the average person traveling by Greyhound bus. He continues to record albums that have been extremely successful. He writes American-folk style solo music. He brings his guitar with him on his travels so that he can work on his songs as he is inspired along the way.
Doug Levitt has made appearances on a variety of news programs and has been featured in many national publications. He is sought for his opinions on the pressing issues of the country as seen through the eyes of the impoverished American. Based on his travels and speaking with so many people along the way, he was able to accurately predict the election of Donald Trump. The election was swayed by the number of lower class citizens that were tired of being overlooked and looked to Trump to have their voices heard and make life easier for the overlooked majority.