Priceless Memories Bob Barker
In front of the camera Bob Barker has been invited into the homes of America as host of The Price Is Right, Truth or Consequences, Miss USA, Miss Universe, The Rose Parade and many other series and specials. Now he shares stories of favorite contestants, episodes, celebrity encounters and behind-the-scenes happenings. He also opens up about his personal life - from being raised on a reservation by a single mother through the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, to training as a pilot in the Navy during World War II, through his romance with the love of his life, high school sweetheart, Dorothy Jo and his success at retirement. His support of animal rights has always been a central part of his life and Bob delves into stories of how he has taken on Hollywood and the government in his crusade, inc. his anti-fur stand-off with beauty pageants, his involvement in uncovering animal abuse in movies and tv and the legislation he helped to pass. He also shares personal stories of rescuing animals, from dogs to elephants. For the ans who have welcomed him into their homes over the last 50 yrs, this book will be like catching up with a dear old friend.