Bob Greene

From Ohio History Central

Bob Greene is an American journalist and author.

Robert Greene was born on March 10, 1947, in Bexley, Ohio. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1969, and began a career in journalism. He first worked as a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. In 1978, Greene joined the staff of the Chicago Tribune. Greene stayed with the Tribune for the next twenty-four years.

Greene won a number of awards for his columns, including the National Headliner's Award in 1977 for the best column in the United States.

He is the author of several books including Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents; Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen; Duty: A Father, His Son, And The Man Who Won The War; Rebound: The Odyssey of Michael Jordan; Chevrolet Summers, Dairy Queen Nights; To Our Children's Children; Good Morning, Merry Sunshine; and Billion Dollar Baby.

Greene has been a spokesperson for the prevention of child abuse.

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